Ca`pac´i`ty Pronunciation: kå`păs´ĭ`tŷ
|n.||1.||The power of receiving or containing; extent of volume or space|
|2.||The power of receiving and holding ideas, knowledge, etc.; the comprehensiveness of the mind; the receptive faculty; capability of understanding.
|3.||Ability; power pertaining to, or resulting from, the possession of strength, wealth, or
talent; possibility of being or of doing.
|4.||Outward condition or circumstances; occupation; profession; character; position|
|5.||(Law) Legal or moral qualification, as of age, residence, character, etc., necessary for certain purposes, as
for holding office,
for marrying, for making contracts, wills, etc.; legal power or right; competency.