Meaning of CAPACITY in English

CAPACITY

n.

1.

Containing power, magnitude ( in reference to contents ), volume, dimensions, amplitude, extent of room or space.

2.

Power ( of apprehension ), faculty, talent, genius, gift, turn, forte, parts, brains, aptness, aptitude, discernment, wit, mother-wit, calibre.

3.

Ability, ableness, capability, cleverness, skill, skilfulness, competency, efficiency, readiness. See calibre .

4.

Office, post, position, sphere, province, character, function, service, charge.

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