Thesaurus

capacity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of capacity

  1. 1 the largest number or amount that something can hold the seating capacity of the school auditorium is 800 people Synonyms of capacity complement, cubage, real estate, volume Words Related to capacity burden, fill, fullness, load, measure; area, room, space, stowage

  2. 2 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay served in the capacity of the network's White House correspondent for a year Synonyms of capacity appointment, berth, billet, job, connection, function, place, position, post, situationWords Related to capacity business, employ, employment, occupation, profession; work; office, spot; calling, pursuit, trade, vocation; line, racket; engagement, gig; livelihood, living; career, lifework, practice (also practise); duty, mission, posting, service, taskNear Antonyms of capacity avocation; joblessness, unemployment

  3. 3 the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists offered advice in his capacity as a lawyer Synonyms of capacity business, role, function, job, part, place, position, purpose, task, workWords Related to capacity affair, concern, hand, involvement, participation; niche, office, post, situation; calling, occupation, pursuit, vocation; activity, assignment, charge, commission, duty, employ, mission, responsibility, service, use

  4. 4 the physical or mental power to do something not everyone has the capacity for learning higher math Synonyms of capacity capability, capableness, ability, competence, competency, facultyWords Related to capacity 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 of capacity helplessness, impotence, paralysis, powerlessness, weakness; defectiveness, deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy, uselessness; debilitation, disablement, impairment, incapacitationAntonyms of capacity disability, inability, incapability, incapableness, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, ineptitude, ineptness



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