spacious, commodious, capacious, ample mean larger in extent or capacity than the average. spacious implies great length and breadth.
a spacious front lawn commodious stresses roominess and comfortableness.
a commodious and airy penthouse apartment capacious stresses the ability to hold, contain, or retain more than the average.
a capacious suitcase ample implies having a greater size, expanse, or amount than that deemed adequate.
ample closet space
Examples of capacious in a Sentence
that car has a capacious trunk that makes it a good choice for families
Recent Examples on the WebThere are now three exhibition galleries rather than two, a works on paper archive, a classroom, expanded collection storage and a capacious entry hall.
Los Angeles Times, 13 June 2022 Vacheron Constantin, meanwhile, opened its biggest store in the world in NYC last June, using the capacious locale to showcase ultra-rare timepieces to shoppers.
Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 7 June 2022 The handmade-to-order, the capacious messenger style makes a great city bag.
Vogue, 3 June 2022 Many of the capacious residential-style accommodations have private decks overlooking the terrain; from $325, carmelvalleyranch.com.
Elycia Rubin, The Hollywood Reporter, 14 May 2022 The use of powerful hyperscalers is of particular interest to companies that generate capacious quantities of data and, in particular, IoT (Internet of Things) data from large volumes of users.
John Prisco, Forbes, 4 May 2022 The definition of liberalism itself is capacious, and therefore slippery.
Jennifer Szalai, New York Times, 11 May 2022 There’s no charge to explore a 4.5-acre terrain where the capacious dog park rivals the multi-level playground in size.
John King, San Francisco Chronicle, 14 May 2022 For Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, no literary form was ever sufficiently capacious.
Gary Saul Morson, The New York Review of Books, 27 Apr. 2022 See More
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