Capability is the ability to perform actions. As it applies to human capital, capability is the sum of capacity and ability.
It is a component within the theories of:
- Capability-based security and Capability-based addressing in computing
- Capability approach in welfare economics
- Capability management in the defence sector
- Capability (systems engineering), used in the defense industry but also in private industry (e.g. Gap analysis)
- Capability Brown, an English landscape artist