Pronunciation: (kā'pu-bul), [key]
1. having power and ability; efficient; competent: a capable instructor.
2. capable of,
a. having the ability or capacity for: a man capable of judging art.
b. open to the influence or effect of; susceptible of: a situation capable of improvement.
c. predisposed to; inclined to: capable of murder.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.