Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
capable /'keipəbl/
  • tính từ
    • có tài, có năng lực giỏi
      • a very capable doctor: một bác sĩ rất giỏi
    • có thể, có khả năng, dám, cả gan
      • show your teacher what you are capable of: hãy chứng tỏ cho thầy giáo biết anh có khả năng đến mức nào
      • the situation in capable of improvement: tình hình có khả năng cải thiện được
Concise Dictionary
+(usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability
+possibly accepting or permitting
+(followed by `of') having the temperament or inclination for
+having the requisite qualities for
+have the skills and qualifications to do things well

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 able, competent, efficient, proficient, qualified, talented, gifted, skilled, skilful, accomplished, apt, adept, clever, effective, effectual; expert, masterly, masterful:
Halliwell is quite capable of speaking for himself. He is a capable violinist, but scarcely a virtuoso.
2 capable of. disposed to, inclined to, predisposed to:
Though violent, he is not capable of murder.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 ~ of sth / of doing sth having the ability or qualities necessary for doing sth: He's quite capable of lying to get out of trouble. + I'm perfectly capable of doing it myself, thank you. + You are capable of better work than this.
2 having the ability to do things well
She's a very capable teacher. + I'll leave the organization in your capable hands.
capably adverb: He managed the conference very capably.
Collocation Dictionary

1 having a lot of skill


be, seem
She seems very capable.


extremely, highly, quite, very
He has proved himself an extremely capable manager.

2 capable of: able to do sth


appear, be, feel, look, prove, seem | become | believe sb, consider sb
She could hardly believe him capable of such kindness.


fully, more than, perfectly, quite, well
She is more than capable of looking after herself.
| barely, hardly, scarcely
He was barely capable of writing his own name.
| reasonably | clearly, obviously | potentially, theoretically | physically
He was not physically capable of climbing out of the window.

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