What does capability mean?

Definitions for capability
ˌkeɪ pəˈbɪl ɪ tica·pa·bil·i·ty

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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

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.)

Editors Contribution

  1. capability

    The power or ability to create an outcome.

    Our capability as a collective humanity is infinite, we are creating what our hearts desire, peace on earth, good health for all, human rights and shared prosperity for all.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 24, 2020  
  2. capability

    The quality of being capable.

    The capability of us all united as an intelligent humanity is amazing and we are achieving what our hearts desire.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 24, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce capability?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say capability in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of capability in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of capability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of capability in a Sentence

  1. Jim Simpson:

    The real key to being able to do these type of things is ultra high-throughput capabilities, where we’re looking at providing gigabytes, terrabytes, pedabytes of capability.

  2. Riki Ellison:

    This is great timing because it demonstrates our capability to track and intercept the kind of missiles that are being fired in and against Syria, it proves that sensors from another country's ship can be used to give the Navy early warning of potential threats, and those ships can be used to protect American ships.

  3. David Wright:

    But this would mainly be symbolic, much of what missile defense programs are about is reassuring allies and the public with little or no capability to actually do that.

  4. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    Where we find further opportunity to leverage such capability, we will be prepared to expand it.

  5. Matthew Knight:

    In the next 10 years, we expect to begin seeing more objects like' Oumuamua. The LSST will be leaps and bounds beyond any other survey we have in terms of capability to find small interstellar visitors, we may start seeing a new object every year. That's when we'll start to know whether' Oumuamua is weird, or common. If we find 10-20 of these things and' Oumuamua still looks unusual, we'll have to reexamine our explanations.

Images & Illustrations of capability

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