|a.||1.||Possessing ability, qualification, or susceptibility; having capacity; of sufficient size or strength; |
|2.||Possessing adequate power; qualified; able; fully competent; |
|3.||Possessing legal power or capacity; |
|4.||Capacious; large; comprehensive.|
|Adj.||1.||capable - (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability; "capable of winning"; "capable of hard work"; "capable of walking on two feet"|
incapable - (followed by `of') lacking capacity or ability; "incapable of carrying a tune"; "he is incapable of understanding the matter"; "incapable of doing the work"
|2.||capable - possibly accepting or permitting; "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; "no one believed her capable of murder"|
incapable - (followed by `of') not having the temperament or inclination for; "simply incapable of lying"
|4.||capable - having the requisite qualities for; "equal to the task"; "the work isn't up to the standard I require"|
|5.||capable - have the skills and qualifications to do things well; "able teachers"; "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"|