capacity
[kəˈpasɪti]
NOUN
  1. the maximum amount that something can contain.
    "the capacity of the freezer is 1.1 cubic feet" ·
    "the stadium's seating capacity" · "the room was filled to capacity"
    synonyms:
    volume · cubic measure · size · dimensions · measurements ·
    • fully occupying the available area or space.
      "they played to a capacity crowd"
    • the total cylinder volume that is swept by the pistons in an internal combustion engine.
      "the cubic capacity is 1171 cc"
    • former term for capacitance.
  2. the amount that something can produce.
    "the company aimed to double its electricity-generating capacity" ·
    "when running at full capacity, the factory will employ 450 people"
    synonyms:
    efficiency · production · productiveness · work rate · output · yield ·
    capacity · productive capacity
  3. a specified role or position.
    "I was engaged in a voluntary capacity" ·
    "writing in his capacity as legal correspondent"
    synonyms:
ORIGIN
late Middle English: from French capacité, from Latin capacitas, from capax, capac- ‘that can contain’, from capere ‘take or hold’.
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How to use capacity in a sentence?
services for the mentally ill should aim to promote individuals' capacity for self-determination.
in the conduct of global politics, economic status must be backed by military capacity.
the poem explores with dramatic intensity the human capacity for self-torture.
the company has additional production capacity coming online later this year.
protease inhibitors interfere with the body's capacity to metabolize fat.
advancing age is popularly associated with a declining capacity to work.
in some parks the onslaught of cars and people far exceeds capacity.
their good intentions far outstretched their capacity to offer help.
when running at full capacity, the factory will employ 450 people.
the company aimed to double its electricity-generating capacity.
he had filled the post in an acting capacity for some time.
cases where a patient's testamentary capacity is in doubt.
the father does not impugn her capacity as a good mother.
the ambassador visited the school in a private capacity.
he's known in clubland for his capacity for larging it.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)kapasiteit, hoedanigheid, vermoë, inhoud
Arabic (NOUN)القدرة, قدرة, قدرات, قدرتها, سعة, السعة, طاقة, الاهليه
Bangla ক্ষমতা
Bosnian (Latin) kapacitet
Bulgarian (NOUN)капацитет, вместимост, способността, длъжността, мощност, възможности, качеството, обем
Cantonese (Traditional) 能力
Catalan (NOUN)capacitat, aforament
Chinese Simplified 能力
Chinese Traditional 能力
Croatian (NOUN)kapacitet, sposobnost, nosivost, svojstvu
Czech (NOUN)kapacita, schopnosti, způsobilost, objem, výkon
Danish (NOUN)kapacitet, evne, egenskab, evnen
Dutch (NOUN)capaciteit, hoedanigheid, vermogen
Estonian (NOUN)võimsuse, suutlikkust, mahutavus, tootmisvõimsus, läbilaskevõime, maht, mahuga, töömaht, ametinimetus, mahu, pädevus
Fijian itutu
Filipino kapasidad
Finnish (NOUN)kapasiteetti, valmiuksia, tilavuus, ominaisuudessa, asema, kyky, kykyä, mahtuu
French (NOUN)capacité, contenance, qualité
German (NOUN)Kapazität, Fähigkeit, Fassungsvermögen, Leistung, Eigenschaft
Greek (NOUN)χωρητικότητα, ικανότητα, δυναμικότητα, παραγωγικής ικανότητας, ιδιότητα, δυνατότητα
Haitian Creole kapasite
Hebrew (NOUN)קיבולת, הקיבולת, בקיבולת, לקיבולת, יכולת, תכולה, התפוסה, וקיבולת, היכולת, נפח, תפוסה
Hindi (NOUN)क्षमता
Hmong Daw peev
Hungarian (NOUN)kapacitás, tehetség, befogadóképessége, képességét, férőhely, űrtartalom, lökettérfogat, beosztása, minőségben
Icelandic (NOUN)afkastagetu, rúmtak, getu, afköst, pláss
Indonesian (NOUN)kapasitas, kemampuan
Italian (NOUN)capacità, capienza, portata
Japanese (NOUN)容量, 能力, キャパシティ, 定員, 大容量, 能, 力
Kiswahili (NOUN)uwezo
Korean (NOUN)용량, 능력, 역량, 수용
Latvian (NOUN)jaudas, ietilpība, jaudu, noslodzes, ražīguma, kapacitāti, spējas, rīcībspēju, spēju, tilpums
Lithuanian (NOUN)pajėgumų, talpa, gebėjimus, veiksnumo, tūris, galia, našumas
Malagasy fahaiza-manao
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)kapasiti, keupayaan
Maltese (NOUN)kapaċità, jesgħu, volum
Norwegian Bokmål kapasitet
Persian (NOUN)ظرفیت, ظرفيت, گنجایش
Polish (NOUN)pojemność, zdolności, potencjału, uprawnienie, możliwości, moce produkcyjne, przepustowości, nośność, wydajności, mocy, charakterze
Portuguese (NOUN)capacidade
Querétaro Otomi mfeni
Romanian (NOUN)capacitate, calitatea
Russian (NOUN)потенциала, емкость, вместимость, мощность, способности, количество мест, возможности, производительность, объем, качестве
Samoan gafatia
Serbian (Cyrillic) капацитет
Serbian (Latin) kapacitet
Slovak (NOUN)kapacity, spôsobilosť, schopnosti, objem, funkcii
Slovenian (NOUN)zmogljivosti, kapacitete, sposobnost, prostornino, usposobljenost, zmožnost, vlogi
Spanish (NOUN)capacidad, aforo
Swedish (NOUN)kapacitet, förmåga, utrymme, egenskap
Tahitian tiaraa
Tamil திறன்
Telugu సామర్థ్యం
Thai (NOUN)กำลัง, ผลิต
Tongan malava
Turkish (NOUN)kapasite
Ukrainian (NOUN)потенціалу, місткість, ємність, потужність, ємності, здатність, пропускною здатністю, спроможність, можливостей, продуктивність
Urdu (NOUN)وسعت, صلاحیت, گنجایش
Vietnamese (NOUN)sức chứa, khả năng, suất, năng suất, lượng
Welsh (NOUN)capasiti, gallu, cynhwysedd, allu, adnoddau
Yucatec Maya Buka'aj u ba'al
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