Definition of capacious
: containing or capable of containing a great deal the museum's capacious rooms
Examples of capacious in a Sentence
that car has a capacious trunk that makes it a good choice for families
Recent Examples of capacious from the Web
This only differs on the 12.9-inch iPad, which is capacious enough to accommodate 15 apps plus 3 suggested for a total of 18.
Senate rules are capacious enough to allow majorities broad latitude on moving legislation, but the speed to which those rules allow can create a strong sense that legislation is being railroaded.
Kevin Anthenill’s sound design is exceptionally sharp in the capacious Spreckels Theatre, and Nate Parde’s lighting and Janet Pitcher’s costumes complement Fanning’s distinctive sets.
New Orleans food is a capacious expression that has been making room for new ideas and influences for as long as people have been putting flames to pots along these bends in the river.
But the basic unit of every Craig Green collection has remained the workwear jacket: robust and boxy, with capacious pockets and functional-looking cinches, usually in blue or black.
The direct reference is, of course, to Walt Whitman and his poetics of a capacious American democracy.
The tone is so big, so capacious and resonant because Martin and Emerick thought to put the recorder on half speed.
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Synonym Discussion of capacious
CAPACIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of capacious for English Language Learners
: able to hold or contain a lot : large in capacity
CAPACIOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of capacious for Students
: able to hold a great deal a capacious pocket
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