Capacitate Ca*pac"i*tate (k[.a]*p[a^]s"[i^]*t[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Capacitated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Capacitating}.] To render capable; to enable; to qualify. [1913 Webster]

By this instruction we may be capaciated to observe those errors. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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