1. [ noun ] the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
Related terms: inability quality capability competence magical_ability physical_ability contractility sensitivity midas_touch form adaptability interoperability penetration totipotence able unable
2. [ noun ] possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
Synonyms: power

"danger heightened his powers of discrimination"

Related terms: inability cognition skill skill art intelligence faculty originality leadership hand aptitude creativity know-how superior_skill capacity able
Similar spelling:   ablaut