1. the quality of being capable — physically or intellectually or legally

he worked to the limits of his capability

Syn: ↑capability
Derivationally related forms: ↑capable, ↑capable (for: ↑capability)
Hypernyms: ↑ability
Attrubites: ↑capable, ↑incapable
2. an aptitude that may be developed
Syn: ↑capability, ↑potentiality
Ant: ↑incapability (for: ↑capability)
Derivationally related forms: ↑capable, ↑capable (for: ↑capability)
Hypernyms: ↑aptitude
Hyponyms: ↑perfectibility, ↑compass, ↑range, ↑reach, ↑grasp, ↑imperfectibility
Attrubites: ↑capable, ↑incapable

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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