Definition of capability
2 : a feature or faculty capable of development : potentiality <This vacant urban district has great capabilities.>
3 : the facility or potential for an indicated use or deployment <the capability of a metal to be fused> <nuclear capability>
Examples of capability in a sentence
The device has the capability of recording two television channels at once.
<the nature of the tasks to which you are assigned will depend on your capabilities>
Origin and Etymology of capability
First Known Use: 1587
CAPABILITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of capability for English Language Learners
: the ability to do something
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