Capable in a sentence

Definition of Capable

Able and efficient; having the ability needed for a specific task; having the disposition to do something; permitting or being susceptible to something. | (obsolete) Of sufficient capacity or size for holding, containing, receiving or taking in; accessible to. Construed with of, for or an infinitive.

How to use Capable in a Sentence?

  • The cave consisted of three long passages capable of holding a whole battalion.
  • The other, slightly larger, was extremely black as to color and extremely capable as to manner.
  • Dr Whately was of opinion that some brutes were as capable of exercising reason as instinct.
  • The engine must be of American manufacture and capable of throttling to run at reduced speed.
  • It was only natural, Gray said to himself, that he should believe him capable of deserting him.
  • There are no words capable of conveying the faintest idea of the feelings that agitated Mrs. Fitz.
  • It is not known that there is any frequency of alternating current which it is not capable of producing and translating.
  • These small snakes are capable of rapid movement and quickly disappear in the litter on the ground.
  • And we can scarcely see how it could be possible to conceive a being more free than one who is capable of doing what he wills.
  • It is capable of translating motion into current or current into motion through a wide range of frequencies.
  • Notwithstanding this, these receivers were capable of giving excellent articulation and were of marvelous delicacy of action.
  • Each telegraph sounder serves as an audible electric signal and is capable of signifying more than that the call is being made.
  • I know no animal capable of displaying more affection than he did, and his temper was the gentlest imaginable.
  • It struck him that she would be capable of such a performance, or of anything else that invited her amazing vivacity.
  • But if he had known me he would have known that I was no more capable of wronging him than he was of wronging me.
  • Nothing, no matter how ominous or catastrophic, seemed capable of rousing the nation to the immensity of its emergency.
  • In their unity of action, in their interdependence and solidarity, the timid sheep are capable of a momentary suggestion of awe.
  • Granular carbon transmitters are capable of carrying much heavier current than the old Blake or other single or multiple electrode types.
  • Patricia would have thought it a mistake a week ago, but now she believed Rosamond capable of forgetting to tell her such a momentous fact.
  • A man who was capable of such a sacrifice as Archie Blair's could not be entirely commonplace.
  • We have already said, that the only real question is, not why God permitted evil, but why he created beings capable of sinning.
  • They resembled the Welsh coracle in shape, being quite square, but were a great deal larger, and capable of holding several people at a time.
  • In passing, it may be well to state that almost any of the substation circuits shown in this chapter are capable of working with any of the central-office circuits.
  • The current-generating devices for ringing these bells are capable of sending out different frequencies corresponding respectively to the rates of vibration of each of the vibrating reed tongues.
  • By this is meant that it is necessary that the coil shall be so designed as to be capable of transforming the heavy ringing currents as well as the very much smaller telephone or voice currents.
  • If humanity at large is capable of that high education and those creative freedoms our hope demands, much more must its better and more vigorous types be so capable.
  • He had never seen her moved like this, nor did he believe her capable of such agitation, and the contrast of her present with her usual demeanour made it the more impressive.
  • They would more exactly accord with our notions of injustice, cruelty, and oppression, than with any others of which we are capable of forming any conception.
  • Impassioned, undisciplined, and capable of fierce imaginative loyalties and aversions, the strongest force in her character was this bitter ineradicable pride.
  • His one hope was that he might leave her in some obscure corner of the house, and slip away before anybody capable of making a club joke had discovered his presence.

Short Example Sentence for Capable

  • And then the lady was quite capable of going off by herself.
  • It is capable of swinging horizontally on wires running over rollers.
  • And firms capable of building efficient machines cannot be improvised.
  • At best, therefore, it is only capable of producing about 1 ampere.
  • It seemed as if the Moor were capable of crushing him with only one hand.
  • From that instant I felt that I was capable of pardoning him.
  • What! has not Being mind? and is not Being capable of being known?
  • He is a Man of Penetration, crafty, complaisant, and capable of great Affairs.

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