1. (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability
- capable of winning
- capable of hard work
- capable of walking on two feet
2. possibly accepting or permitting
- a passage capable of misinterpretation
3. (followed by `of') having the temperament or inclination for
- no one believed her capable of murder
4. having the requisite qualities for
5. have the skills and qualifications to do things well
- a capable administrator
- children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable
Sentences with capable as an adjective:
- She is capable and efficient.
- He does not need help; he is capable of eating on his own.
- As everyone knew, he was capable of violence when roused.
- That fact is not capable of proof.