HyperDic: capability

English > 3 senses of the word capability:
NOUNattributecapability, capablenessthe quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
statecapability, capacitythe susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
cognitioncapability, capableness, potentialityan aptitude that may be developed
capability > pronunciation
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English > capability: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally.
Example"he worked to the limits of his capability"
Synonymcapableness
Attributescapable(usually followed by 'of') having capacity or ability
incapable(followed by 'of') lacking capacity or ability
Narrowerassociability, associablenessThe capability of being easily associated or joined or connected in thought
capacityCapability to perform or produce
defensibilitycapability of being defended
executabilitycapability of being executed
military capability, military strength, strength, military posture, posturecapability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
operating capability, performance capabilityThe capability of a technological system to perform as intended
overkillThe capability to obliterate a target with more weapons (especially nuclear weapons) than are required
BroaderabilityThe quality of being able to perform
Oppositeincapability, incapablenessThe quality of not being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
Spanishcapacidad
Catalancapacitat
Adjectivescapable(usually followed by 'of') having capacity or ability
English > capability: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe susceptibility of something to a particular treatment.
Example"the capability of a metal to be fused"
Synonymcapacity
Narroweractivity(chemistry) the capacity of a substance to take part in a chemical reaction
resistanceThe capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents
Broadersusceptibility, susceptiblenessThe state of being susceptible
Spanishcapacidad
Catalancapacitat
Adjectivescapablepossibly accepting or permitting
English > capability: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn aptitude that may be developed.
Synonymscapableness, potentiality
Attributescapable(usually followed by 'of') having capacity or ability
incapable(followed by 'of') lacking capacity or ability
Narrowercompass, range, reach, graspThe limit of capability
imperfectibilityThe capability of becoming imperfect
perfectibilityThe capability of becoming perfect
Broaderaptitudeinherent ability
Oppositeincapability, incapablenesslack of potential for development
Spanishcapacidad
Catalancapacitat
Adjectivescapablehave the skills and qualifications to do things well

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