• (adj): Have the skills and qualifications to do things well.
    Example: "A capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"
    Synonyms: able
    See also — Additional definitions below

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... This brain makes beings capable of physical actions ... This faculty makes beings capable of feeling emotions ... This center is the faculty which makes a being capable of logic and reasoning ...
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... runs natively on mobile devices, such as internet-capable smartphones (e.g ... computing tablets like the iPad, and internet-capable gaming devices like the PSP3 ... Computing website, allowing users to view their data on any internet-capable device ...
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More definitions of "capable":

  • (adj): Possibly accepting or permitting.
    Example: "A passage capable of misinterpretation"
    Synonyms: open, subject
  • (adj): (usually followed by 'of') having capacity or ability.
    Example: "Capable of winning"; "capable of hard work"; "capable of walking on two feet"
  • (adj): (followed by 'of') having the temperament or inclination for.
    Example: "No one believed her capable of murder"

Famous quotes containing the word capable:

    The appalling thing is the degree of charity women are capable of. You see it all the time ... love lavished on absolute fools. Love’s a charity ward, you know.
    Lawrence Durrell (1912–1990)

    The child begins life as a pleasure-seeking animal; his infantile personality is organized around his own appetites and his own body. In the course of his rearing the goal of exclusive pleasure seeking must be modified drastically, the fundamental urges must be subject to the dictates of conscience and society, urges must be capable of postponement and in some instances of renunciation completely.
    Selma H. Fraiberg (20th century)

    ... in 1950 a very large slice of the white South stood at the crossroads in its attitude toward its colored citizens and [was] psychologically capable of turning either way.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 1, ch. 8 (1962)