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Definition of capacity:

  1. Ability; power pertaining to, or resulting from, the possession of strength, wealth, or talent; possibility of being or of doing.
  2. Legal or noral qualification, as of age, residence, character, etc., necessary for certain purposes, as for holding office, for marrying, for making contracts, will, etc.; legal power or right; competency.
  3. Outward condition or circumstances; occupation; profession; character; position; as, to work in the capacity of a mason or a carpenter.
  4. The power of receiving and holding ideas, knowledge, etc.; the comprehensiveness of the mind; the receptive faculty; capability of undestanding or feeling.
  5. The power of receiving or containing; extent of room or space; passive power; - used in reference to physical things.

Synonyms:

potentiality, faculty, ability, capableness, depicted object, cleverness, sufficiency, retention, compass, mental object, expertness, cogency, quantity, capacitor, scope, position, spread, place, subject matter, space, latitude, readiness, skill, content, qualification, susceptibility, room, range, subject, energy, contentedness, job, cognitive content, capacitance, limit, mental ability, condenser, strength, capability, talent, sweep, electrical condenser, role, aptitude, dimensions, dexterity, contents, mass, force, might, electrical capacity, inclination, measure, potential, competence, efficacy, function, efficiency, grasp, reach, burden, message, power, competency, substance.

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