1 the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally; "he worked to the limits of his capability" [syn: capableness] [ant: incapability, incapability]
2 the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment; "the capability of a metal to be fused" [syn: capacity]
- The power or ability to generate an outcome.
The power or ability to do something
- capable adjective
Capability is the ability to perform actions. As it applies to human capital, capability is the sum of expertise and capacity.
It is a component within the theories of:
ability, ableness, address, adeptness, adequacy, adroitness, airmanship, aptitude, artfulness, artisanship, artistry, bravura, brilliance, bump, caliber, capableness, capacity, cleverness, command, competence, competency, condition, control, coordination, craft, craftsmanship, cunning, deftness, dexterity, dexterousness, dextrousness, diplomacy, dower, dowry, efficacy, efficiency, endowment, equipment, expertise, facility, faculty, finesse, fitness, fittedness, flair, forte, genius, gift, grace, grip, handiness, horsemanship, ingeniousness, ingenuity, instinct, know-how, long suit, makings, marksmanship, mastership, mastery, maturity, means, metier, natural endowment, natural gift, parts, potential, power, powers, practical ability, preparedness, proficiency, prowess, qualification, quickness, readiness, resource, resourcefulness, ripeness, savoir-faire, savvy, seamanship, seasoning, skill, skillfulness, speciality, strong flair, strong point, style, sufficiency, suitability, suitableness, suitedness, susceptibility, tact, tactfulness, talent, talents, technical brilliance, technical mastery, technical skill, technique, tempering, the goods, the stuff, timing, trim, virtuosity, what it takes, wherewithal, wit, wizardry, workmanship