What does capability mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word capability.

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?

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    Karen
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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. 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.

  2. The National Security Council:

    No matter how prepared we are, there will always be a bigger and more devastating disaster that tests the capability and resources of the country.

  3. Chairman Jeff Immelt:

    We think about remaking the EXIM capability using other export credit agencies elsewhere in the world, there are 60 of them elsewhere in the world. So I think it's more likely that there will be more job moves unless this policy changes.

  4. Ronen Bergman:

    This is the primary Israeli fear, they are afraid at the end of the day, if negotiations fail, Israel would be left alone to make the call -- whether to contain an Iranian nuclear capability or to make the call on the strike.

  5. Jim Weems:

    People will be aware of the atrocities in the UK last year, in the last 18 months in Europe ... or around the world, so that will be at the back of people's minds, we police this to keep people safe - we have the capability, with the right police officers in the right place with the right skills to deal with all eventualities.

Images & Illustrations of capability

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