capacity

Part of speech: noun

Ability to receive, contain, understand, etc.; cubic extent; ability; talent; character or office; also, legal qualification.

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Usage examples "capacity":

  1. Mr. H. accepted the appointment, and for some time traveled in that capacity. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
  2. He has one rule of his life: he attempts to use every man of power, capacity, or influence within his reach. - "History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868", Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson).
  3. I hardly dare tell you what he said about my capacity to teach, you will think me so vain. - "The Lamplighter", Maria S. Cummins.