Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


Spanish translation of “capable”


adjective /ˈkeipəbl/
clever especially in practical ways She’ll manage somehow – she’s so capable! (with of) clever enough to; likely to; able to He is capable of doing better He is quite capable of cheating us. capably adverb
capability noun
(Definition of capable from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

Definitions of “capable” in English

Word of the Day

pump iron

to lift heavy weights for exercise

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More