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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. capability, capablenessnoun

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

    "he worked to the limits of his capability"

  2. capability, capacitynoun

    the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment

    "the capability of a metal to be fused"

  3. capability, capableness, potentialitynoun

    an aptitude that may be developed

Wiktionary

  1. capabilitynoun

    The power or ability to generate an outcome.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Capabilitynoun

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

  2. Capabilitynoun

    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  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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. Chief Executive Musk:

    We have been able to replicate the failure by taking a huge sample, essentially thousands of these struts, and pulling them. We found a few that failed far below their certificated level. That's what led us to think that there was one just far below its rated capability that happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time.

  2. Marcus Hicks:

    We are not walking away from our African partners. In fact, because their capability has improved to the level it has, they're capable of conducting lots of these tactical operations on their own, we're going to help them to degrade the enemies that we share in common. They are fighting America's enemies. These are sworn enemies of the United States, United States's why we're here. We can fight them here or we can fight them somewhere else at a much higher cost.

  3. Philip Breedlove:

    What we do see is that the Russian-backed forces have renewed capability now to bring pressure on the Ukrainian forces and have in several places moved the line of contact to the west and this is concerning, we are beginning to see the (heat) signatures of air defence systems and electronic warfare systems that have accompanied past Russian troop movements into Ukraine.

  4. Daniel Pinkston:

    If they can deploy an operational submarine that could launch ballistic missiles armed with nuclear warheads, it would give them a pretty credible second strike capability, and it's difficult to defend against, it would give them the kind of deterrent that they have said they wish to have.

  5. Rob Dewar:

    It's a possibility, yes, the platform has the capability to be a larger aircraft.

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