Meaning of capable


Pronunciation: (kā'pu-bul), [key]
— adj.
  1. having power and ability; efficient; competent: a capable instructor.
  2. a man capable of judging art.
    1. having the ability or capacity for:a man capable of judging art.
    2. open to the influence or effect of; susceptible of:a situation capable of improvement.
    3. predisposed to; inclined to:capable of murder.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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