noun, plural ca·pa·bil·i·ties.
Examples from the Web for capabilities
In short, we would make it clear to the world and the potential recruits that ISIS has fatally overstepped its capabilities.Airstrikes Against ISIS Are Tactics. Here's a Strategy|Daniel L. Davis|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He added: “The assets and capabilities we wanted were there to ensure we could deal with any threat, any eventuality.”U.S. Diplomats and Marines Close Embassy and Flee Libya Fighting|Jamie Dettmer|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All the Americans, from FDR down, underestimated the capabilities of their adversary, and exaggerated their own.D-Day Was The Largest And One Of The Bloodiest Invasions In History|James A. Warren|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What is fascinating about this list isn't just that it tells us what capabilities U.S. special operations forces want.
They, too, would be acutely nervous about revealing the capabilities of their assets.The Worst Place in the World for MH370 to Go Missing|Clive Irving|April 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She knew her capabilities, well-tried in some sixty odd years of unprotected spinsterhood.The Backwoodsmen|Charles G. D. Roberts
Now came a further trial of the capabilities of the wonderful new craft which, so far, had proven such a success.The Boy Aviators' Flight for a Fortune|Wilbur Lawton
"I see capabilities in it—capabilities in it, sir," cried the Captain.The History of Pendennis|William Makepeace Thackeray
They have a splendid country, and its capabilities are now only beginning to be known.
If a playwriting husband cant fit his own wife, then his capabilities must surely be limited.