Definition of capable :
1. Capacious; large; comprehensive.
2. Possessing ability, qualification, or susceptibility; having capacity; of sufficient size or strength; as, a room capable of holding a large number; a castle capable of resisting a long assault.
3. Possessing adequate power; qualified; able; fully competent; as, a capable instructor; a capable judge; a mind capable of nice investigations.
4. Possessing legal power or capacity; as, a man capable of making a contract, or a will.
opened, good, dependent, undefended, equal, adequate to, subject, suitable, open to, undecided, experienced, exposed, equal to, transliterate, ability, fitting, up to, candid, confident, assailable, overt, qualified, study at able, surefooted, unresolved, satisfactory, undefendable, undetermined, unfastened, commensurate, able-bodied, subject to, fitted, receptive, fit, adapted, adequate, heart-to-heart, resourceful, susceptible, loose, sufficient, open, clear
intelligent (part of speech: adjective)
encyclopedic, astute, gifted, sagacious, profound, perspicacious, brilliant, knowledgeable, sharp, bright, brainy, erudite, sophisticated, comprehending, wise, intelligent, smart, worldly, canny, cogent, intellectual, knowing
stylish (part of speech: adjective)
skillful (part of speech: adjective)
competent, handy, dexterous, able, artful, expert, agile, cunning, clever, efficient, nimble, crafty, skilled, masterful, adept, facile, crack, genius, accomplished, talented, sure-footed, proficient, versatile, deft, ambidextrous, adroit, apt, skillful
- I understand it fully, and while I knew you were capable of almost anything, I must say I did not think you would be guilty of quite so mean an act. - "'Lena Rivers", Mary J. Holmes.
- The world was full of joshers- Jack knew half a dozen men capable of playing that trick, just to turn the joke. - "The Lookout Man", B. M. Bower.
- His conversion wasn't far enough along; he wasn't capable of making love to her like that yet. - "An Encounter in Atlanta", Ed Howdershelt.