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1. capacity

noun. ['kəˈpæsəti, kəˈpæsɪti'] capability to perform or produce.

Synonyms

  • capableness

Antonyms

  • incapability
  • incapableness

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Words that Rhyme with Capacity

  • mendacity
  • tenacity
  • veracity
  • cassity
  • cassetty

Example sentences of the word capacity


1. Noun, singular or mass
The square is designed to be the exact size that is necessary to stretch the tent to capacity.

Quotes containing the word capacity


1. Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength.
- James E. Faust

2. We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

3. Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.
- William James

2. capacity

noun. ['kəˈpæsəti, kəˈpæsɪti'] the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment.

Synonyms

  • resistance
  • susceptibleness
  • activity
  • susceptibility

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • ineffectiveness
  • unpersuasiveness
  • powerless

3. capacity

noun. ['kəˈpæsəti, kəˈpæsɪti'] the amount that can be contained.

Synonyms

  • content
  • volume

Antonyms

  • passive
  • active
  • powerful

4. capacity

noun. ['kəˈpæsəti, kəˈpæsɪti'] the maximum production possible.

Antonyms

  • responsiveness

5. capacity

noun. ['kəˈpæsəti, kəˈpæsɪti'] a specified function.

Synonyms

  • office
  • function
  • role

Antonyms

  • capable
  • inaptitude
  • perfectibility
  • imperfectibility

6. capacity

noun. ['kəˈpæsəti, kəˈpæsɪti'] tolerance for alcohol.

Antonyms

  • susceptible

7. capacity

noun. ['kəˈpæsəti, kəˈpæsɪti'] (computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive.

Synonyms

  • indefinite quantity
  • formatted capacity

Antonyms

  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • inactiveness

8. capacity

noun. ['kəˈpæsəti, kəˈpæsɪti'] an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored.

Synonyms

  • capacitance
  • electrical phenomenon

Antonyms

  • activation
  • sink
  • source

9. capacity

noun. ['kəˈpæsəti, kəˈpæsɪti'] the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior.

Synonyms

  • power
  • prevision
  • prescience
  • ability

Antonyms

  • incapacity
  • inactivity
  • discontinuance
  • assembly
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