Capableness Ca"pa*ble*ness, n. The quality or state of being capable; capability; adequateness; competency. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • capableness — index caliber (mental capacity), capacity (aptitude), efficiency Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • capableness — noun see capable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • capableness — See capable. * * * …   Universalium

  • capableness — noun The state or quality of being capable …   Wiktionary

  • capableness — n. ability, potential, aptitude, competence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • capableness — n. See capability …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • capableness — ca·pa·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • capableness — noun 1. the quality of being capable physically or intellectually or legally he worked to the limits of his capability • Syn: ↑capability • Ant: ↑incapableness, ↑incapability (for: ↑capability) …   Useful english dictionary

  • capable — capableness, n. capably, adv. /kay peuh beuhl/, adj. 1. having power and ability; efficient; competent: a capable instructor. 2. capable of, a. having the ability or capacity for: a man capable of judging art. b. open to the influence or effect… …   Universalium

  • potentiality — noun 1. the inherent capacity for coming into being (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑potential, ↑potency • Derivationally related forms: ↑potential (for: ↑potency), ↑potential …   Useful english dictionary

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