Meaning of “capable” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈkeɪpəbl/

B2 able to do things effectively and achieve results:

She's a very capable young woman.

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capable of sth/doing sth

B2 having the ability or qualities to be able to do something:

He's capable of doing much better than this.
She was capable of great cruelty.
→ Opposite incapable

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(Definition of “capable” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)