Synonyms of capacity


1. capacity, capability, capableness

usage: capability to perform or produce; "among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism"; "limited runway capacity"; "a great capacity for growth"

2. capability, capacity, susceptibility, susceptibleness

usage: the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment; "the capability of a metal to be fused"

3. capacity, content, volume

usage: the amount that can be contained; "the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons"

4. capacity, production

usage: the maximum production possible; "the plant is working at 80 per cent capacity"

5. capacity, function, office, part, role

usage: a specified function; "he was employed in the capacity of director"; "he should be retained in his present capacity at a higher salary"

6. capacity, indefinite quantity

usage: (computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive; "the capacity of a hard disk drive is usually expressed in megabytes"

7. capacitance, electrical capacity, capacity, electrical phenomenon

usage: an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored

8. capacity, mental ability, ability, power

usage: the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior

9. capacity, tolerance

usage: tolerance for alcohol; "he had drunk beyond his capacity"

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Definition and meaning of capacity (Dictionary)