having power and ability; efficient; competent: a capable instructor.
capable of, having the ability or capacity for: a man capable of judging art. open to the influence or effect of; susceptible of: a situation capable of improvement. predisposed to; inclined to: capable of murder.
having ability, esp in many different fields; competent
(postpositive) foll by of. able or having the skill (to do something): she is capable of hard work
(postpositive) foll by of. having the temperament or inclination (to do something): he seemed capable of murder