Definitions for Capabilityˌkeɪ pəˈbɪl ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ca•pa•bil•i•tyˌkeɪ pəˈbɪl ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the quality of being capable; capacity; ability.

  2. the ability to undergo or be affected by a given treatment or action.

  3. Usu., capabilities. qualities, abilities, features, etc., that can be used or developed; potential.

Origin of capability:

1580–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. capability, capableness(noun)

    the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally

    "he worked to the limits of his capability"

  2. capability, capacity(noun)

    the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment

    "the capability of a metal to be fused"

  3. capability, capableness, potentiality(noun)

    an aptitude that may be developed

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. capability(noun)ˌkeɪ pəˈbɪl ɪ ti

    the ability of sb or sth to do sth

    She lost her job despite her capabilities.; the memory capability of your computer; the capability to destroy missiles

Wiktionary

  1. capability(Noun)

    The power or ability to generate an outcome.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Capability(noun)

    the quality of being capable; capacity; capableness; esp. intellectual power or ability

  2. Capability(noun)

    capacity of being used or improved

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. capability

    The ability to execute a specified course of action. (A capability may or may not be accompanied by an intention.)

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Capability' in Nouns Frequency: #2007


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