1. [ noun ] the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
Synonyms: capableness

"he worked to the limits of his capability"

Related terms: incapability incapability ability capacity military_capability executability overkill operating_capability associability capable incapable
2. [ noun ] the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment
Synonyms: capacity

"the capability of a metal to be fused"

Related terms: susceptibility activity
3. [ noun ] an aptitude that may be developed
Synonyms: potentiality capableness
Related terms: incapability aptitude perfectibility compass capable incapable
Similar spelling:   capably