English adjective: capable
|1.||capable (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability|
|Samples||Capable of winning.|
Capable of hard work.
Capable of walking on two feet.
|Similar||able, confident, resourceful, sure-footed, surefooted|
|Attribute||capability, capability, capableness, capableness, potentiality|
|2.||capable possibly accepting or permitting|
|Samples||A passage capable of misinterpretation.|
Open to interpretation.
An issue open to question.
The time is fixed by the director and players and therefore subject to much variation.
|3.||capable (followed by `of') having the temperament or inclination for|
|Samples||No one believed her capable of murder.|
|4.||capable having the requisite qualities for|
|Samples||Equal to the task.|
The work isn't up to the standard I require.
|Synonyms||adequate to, equal to, up to|
|5.||capable have the skills and qualifications to do things well|
A capable administrator.
Children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable.