1. [Adjective]: (usually followed by `of'') having capacity or ability; "capable of winning"; "capable of hard work"; "capable of walking on two feet"

2. [Adjective]: (followed by `of'') having the temperament or inclination for; "no one believed her capable of murder"

3. possibly accepting or permitting; "a passage capable of misinterpretation"; "open to interpretation"; "an issue open to question"; "the time is fixed by the director and players and therefore subject to much variation"

4. have the skills and qualifications to do things well; "able teachers"; "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"

5. having the requisite qualities for; "equal to the task"; "the work isn''t up to the standard I require"

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