D.P.: Therapy is supposed to be about helping the person develop themselves and their own capacities.
As for Hamas or Hizbullah, being given nuclear weapons would increase their capacities as well as their autonomy.
This view holds the Arab world to be stunted, reflecting a cynicism born from the dismissal of our cultures and capacities.
If left to themselves men usually select intuitively the course of preparation best suited to their tastes and capacities.
It is well to ask, for our desires are the measures of our capacities.
Eugenics deals with the even more vital subject of improving the inherent type and capacities of the individuals of the future.
It has capacities for enjoyment and suffering: for both good and evil.
His duties, rightly fulfilled, are discharged to earth and men in other capacities than those of action.
But unfortunately he came across the squire in two capacities.
The capacities of the machine are fully predetermined in advance of its actual construction.
early 15c., from Middle French capacité "ability to hold" (15c.), from Latin capacitatem (nominative capacitas) "breadth, capacity, capability of holding much," noun of state from capax (genitive capacis) "able to hold much," from capere "to take" (see capable). Meaning "largest audience a place can hold" is 1908.
capacity ca·pac·i·ty (kə-pās'ĭ-tē)
The measure of potential cubic contents of a cavity or receptacle; volume.
Ability to perform or produce; capability.