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
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. John Campbell:

    We just, quite frankly, started late on their air force, building their close air support capability.

  2. Ron Johnson:

    Looking ahead, we should be passing laws to make sure we have that manufacturing capability, that we have sufficient stockpiles. You know things expire. We need to be far more strategic about how we approach these things for the next potential pandemic, these are serious issues.

  3. Israel Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon:

    Even if there are not now any hostile designs (among them) against us, as we know in the Middle East intentions are liable to change. The capability will without a doubt be there and this must be prepared for.

  4. Bill Gortney:

    One interceptor versus one warhead in mid-course is a failing proposition because they can produce more than we can ever possibly afford to put into the ground, we're going to need more capability to engage the threat throughout its flight, keep them on the ground, kill them on the (launch) rails, kill them in boost phase and then get more warheads in space in mid-course.

  5. Catherine Winter:

    If children don't have a good foundation in financial capability, there's a risk that money apps could be seen as just another game, there's a risk that they won't learn about the real value of money and might develop bad money habits.

Images & Illustrations of capability

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