Able and efficient; having the ability needed for a specific task; having the disposition to do something; permitting or being susceptible to something.
"She is capable and efficient."
"He does not need help; he is capable of eating on his own."
"As everyone knew, he was capable of violence when roused."
"That fact is not capable of proof."
Of sufficient capacity or size for holding, containing, receiving or taking in; accessible to. Construed with of, for or an infinitive.
Having sufficient skill, knowledge, ability, or qualifications.
"He is a competent skier and an expert snowboarder."
Having jurisdiction or authority over a particular issue or question.
"For any disagreements arising from this contract, the competent court shall be the Springfield Circuit Court."
"judicial authority having competent jurisdiction"
Adequate for the purpose
permeable to foreign DNA
Possessing ability, qualification, or susceptibility; having capacity; of sufficient size or strength; as, a room capable of holding a large number; a castle capable of resisting a long assault.
Possessing adequate power; qualified; able; fully competent; as, a capable instructor; a capable judge; a mind capable of nice investigations.
Possessing legal power or capacity; as, a man capable of making a contract, or a will.
Capacious; large; comprehensive.
Answering to all requirements; adequate; sufficient; suitable; capable; legally qualified; fit.
Rightfully or properly belonging; incident; - followed by to.
(usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability;
"capable of winning"
"capable of hard work"
"capable of walking on two feet"
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"
(followed by `of') having the temperament or inclination for;
"no one believed her capable of murder"
having the requisite qualities for;
"equal to the task"
"the work isn't up to the standard I require"
have the skills and qualifications to do things well;
"a capable administrator"
"children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"
properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient;
"a competent typist"
adequate for the purpose;
"a competent performance"
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