1. the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally

- he worked to the limits of his capability

Similar word(s): capableness

Definition categories: attribute, ability

2. the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment

- the capability of a metal to be fused

Similar word(s): capacity

Definition categories: state, susceptibility, susceptibleness

3. an aptitude that may be developed

Similar word(s): capableness, potentiality

Definition categories: thought, aptitude