Student Thesaurus

One entry found for capacity.
Entry Word: capacity
Function: noun
Text: 1 the largest number or amount that something can hold <the seating capacity of the school auditorium is 800 people>
Synonyms complement, content
Related Words area, room, space, volume; fill, load, measure
2 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay <served in the capacity of the network's White House reporter for a year> -- see JOB 1
3 the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists <offered advice in his capacity as a lawyer> -- see ROLE
4 the physical or mental power to do something <not everyone has the capacity for learning higher math> -- see ABILITY