Synonyms for capacity

Synonyms for (noun) capacity

Synonyms: capacity

Definition: a specified function

Usage: he was employed in the capacity of director; he should be retained in his present capacity at a higher salary

Similar words: part, office, function, role

Definition: the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

Usage: the function of a teacher; the government must do its part; play its role


Synonyms: capacity

Definition: the maximum production possible

Usage: the plant is working at 80 per cent capacity

Similar words: production

Definition: (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale

Usage: he introduced more efficient methods of production


Synonyms: capacity

Definition: tolerance for alcohol

Usage: he had drunk beyond his capacity

Similar words: tolerance

Definition: the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions


Synonyms: capacity

Definition: capability to perform or produce

Usage: among his gifts is his capacity for true altruism; limited runway capacity; a great capacity for growth

Similar words: capability, capableness

Definition: the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally

Usage: he worked to the limits of his capability


Synonyms: mental ability, capacity

Definition: the power to learn or retain knowledge; in law, the ability to understand the facts and significance of your behavior

Similar words: power, ability

Definition: possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

Usage: danger heightened his powers of discrimination


Synonyms: capacitance, capacity, electrical capacity

Definition: an electrical phenomenon whereby an electric charge is stored

Similar words: electrical phenomenon

Definition: a physical phenomenon involving electricity


Synonyms: capacity

Definition: (computer science) the amount of information (in bytes) that can be stored on a disk drive

Usage: the capacity of a hard disk drive is usually expressed in megabytes

Similar words: indefinite quantity

Definition: an estimated quantity


Synonyms: content, capacity

Definition: the amount that can be contained

Usage: the gas tank has a capacity of 12 gallons

Similar words: volume

Definition: the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object

Usage: the gas expanded to twice its original volume


Synonyms: capability, capacity

Definition: the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment

Usage: the capability of a metal to be fused

Similar words: susceptibility, susceptibleness

Definition: the state of being susceptible; easily affected