For, of course, you are still to manage Orristown—as well and capably as you have managed it during the last three years.
"I started the girlies off to eight o'clock service," she said capably.
"I'm glad you came, Piney," she went on capably, and gave the batter paddle to Chloe.
She was serving the judicial party herself, and capably, too.
Thus came to an end the best planned and most capably conducted effort that was at any time made to conquer Charleston by sea.
"No, I'm only going over to Kepplers," replied Betty capably.
Untiring in his efforts to defend the fortress, Velasco resolutely and capably endeavored to foil the enemy's designs.
If he so does, capably and without delay, thou shalt possess the jewels.
When he has worked faithfully and capably for the stated period, he is awarded a federal bronze badge of honor.
Dr. Mangan drove home as swiftly and capably as was his wont.
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.