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capability

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of capability

  1. 1 a skill, an ability, or knowledge that makes a person able to do a particular job the nature of the tasks to which you are assigned will depend on your capabilities Synonyms qualification, credentials, goods, stuffRelated Words command, expertise, know-how, mastership, mastery, proficiency; ability, capacity, competence, competency, facility, faculty; aptitude, endowment, flair, genius, gift, knack, talent; forte, long suit, métier (also metier), specialism, speciality, specialty, strong suit; fitness, suitability, suitableness; makings, potentiality

  2. 2 the physical or mental power to do something the natural capability some people seem to have for teaching Synonyms ability, capableness, capacity, competence, competency, facultyRelated Words aptitude, aptness, endowment, equipment, facility, gift, knack, talent; address, adroitness, deftness, dexterity, hand, prowess, skill; gray matter, instinct, intelligence, ken, reason, understanding; might, potency, puissance, staying power, stuff; adequacy, effectiveness, effectualness, fitness, form, influence, resourcefulness, usefulness; means, resources, wherewithalNear Antonyms helplessness, impotence, paralysis, powerlessness, weakness; defectiveness, deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy, uselessness; debilitation, disablement, impairment, incapacitationAntonyms disability, inability, incapability, incapableness, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, ineptitude, ineptness

  3. 3 something that can develop or become actual there are great capabilities in the property, either as a bed-and-breakfast or as a private home Synonyms potential, eventuality, possibility, potentiality, prospectRelated Words likelihood, probability; latency, potencyNear Antonyms actuality, reality; certainty



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