Definition of capable

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • capable is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 13
  • capable is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 13
  • capable is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 17

Definition of capable


  • possibly accepting or permitting (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a passage capable of misinterpretation

    Synonyms

    1. open
    2. subject
  • have the skills and qualifications to do things well (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a capable administrator
    2. children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable

    Synonyms

    1. able
  • having the requisite qualities for (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. adequate to
    2. equal to
    3. up to
  • (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability (adjective)

    Examples

    1. capable of winning
    2. capable of hard work
    3. capable of walking on two feet
  • (followed by `of') having the temperament or inclination for ()

    Examples

    1. no one believed her capable of murder

See definition of capable in Merriam Webster

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