Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Able to do or to receive; efficient; qualified; competent.

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Usage examples "capable":

  1. As if I weren't quite capable of taking care of her!" - "The Keeper of the Door", Ethel M. Dell.
  2. If the news was a surprise Gregory gave no evidence of it, except to comment: You're a capable person, aren't you? - "The Breaking Point", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  3. I would be hurt now, if I were not too ashamed, that you should think me capable of such a thing. - "The Red Derelict", Bertram Mitford.