having the required skills for an acceptable level of performance <a
Mid 16th century (in the sense 'able to take in', physically or mentally): from French, from late Latin capabilis, from Latin capere take or hold.
1560s, from Middle French
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able to do something : having the qualities or abilities that are needed to do something. : skilled at doing something : able to do something well. Source: ...
Having capacity or ability; efficient and able: a