adjective \kə-ˈpā-shəs\

: able to hold or contain a lot : large in capacity

Full Definition of CAPACIOUS

:  containing or capable of containing a great deal
ca·pa·cious·ly adverb
ca·pa·cious·ness noun

Examples of CAPACIOUS

  1. <that car has a capacious trunk that makes it a good choice for families>


Latin capac-, capax capacious, capable, from Latin capere
First Known Use: 1606


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