She never would have believed that her former employee, Shaquan Duley, could be capable of harming her children.
Scheiber inferred that Jarrett “is the closest we have to a human decoder ring” capable of unveiling “the real Barack Obama.”
Quite frankly, your generalization (one of many) that no 15-year-old is capable of writing as I did is false.
He faces problems at home and abroad that only someone who can carry the nation with him would be capable of solving.
Still, he maintained, she was capable of making her desires known.
Vesta Philbrook would not have been capable of a vengeance so mean.
I had been ready to marry the woman who was capable of that!
Such a voice must be capable of producing the perfect vocal tone.
It is a gentle creature, and capable of considerable cultivation.
Neither of them demanded more of life than it was capable of.
1560s, from Middle French capable or directly from Late Latin capabilis "receptive; able to grasp or hold," used by theologians, from Latin capax "able to hold much, broad, wide, roomy;" also "receptive, fit for;" adjectival form of capere "to grasp, lay hold, take, catch; undertake; take in, hold; be large enough for; comprehend," from PIE *kap- "to grasp" (cf. Sanskrit kapati "two handfuls;" Greek kaptein "to swallow, gulp down;" Lettish kampiu "seize;" Old Irish cacht "servant-girl," literally "captive;" Welsh caeth "captive, slave;" Gothic haban "have, hold;" Old English hæft "handle," habban "to have, hold," Modern English have). Related: Capably.