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Synonyms for capable

having the ability to perform well

Synonyms for capable

(usually followed by 'of') having capacity or ability

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possibly accepting or permitting

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(followed by 'of') having the temperament or inclination for

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having the requisite qualities for

have the skills and qualifications to do things well

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As yet woman is not capable of friendship: women are still cats, and birds.
But it is by reason of the modification which takes place within the substance itself that a substance is said to be capable of admitting contrary qualities; for a substance admits within itself either disease or health, whiteness or blackness.
To sum up, it is a distinctive mark of substance, that, while remaining numerically one and the same, it is capable of admitting contrary qualities, the modification taking place through a change in the substance itself.
"Are these lenses capable of resisting such pressure?"
Glass, which breaks at a blow, is, nevertheless, capable of offering considerable resistance.
Her expression was so placid, it was hard to believe that she was capable of the violent emotion I had witnessed.
As to the other denizens of the old building, it will suffice out of a large household to mention the prim, respectable, and capable Ames, and Mrs.
Wood, a brisk and capable general practitioner from the village.
I have found him capable of giving me much information on various subjects; and he has always answered my inquiries with readiness of good-breeding and good nature."
Aristotle found in the society of his time men who were not capable of political reflection, and who, as he thought, did their best work under superintendence.
"She'll always get votes," said Huldah Meserve, when discussing the election, "for whether she knows anything or not, she looks as if she did, and whether she's capable of filling an office or not, she looks as if she was.
A human being is capable only of a certain amount of activity at a given moment, and it will inevitably satisfy first its most pressing needs, its most ardent desires, its chief ambitions.
'Pakistan successfully carried out night training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi, capable of delivering multiple types of warheads upto 290 KMs.
Earlier in May, Pakistan had conducted successful training launch of the surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-II which is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a range of 1500 kilometers.
Madani said that handicrafts are capable of generating job opportunities and promoting local industries.