capacious


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ca·pa·cious

 (kə-pā′shəs)
adj.
Capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy: a capacious office building. See Synonyms at spacious.

[From Latin capāx, capāc-, from capere, to take; see kap- in Indo-European roots.]

ca·pa′cious·ly adv.
ca·pa′cious·ness n.

capacious

(kəˈpeɪʃəs)
adj
capable of holding much; roomy; spacious
[C17: from Latin capāx, from Latin capere to take]
caˈpaciously adv
caˈpaciousness n

ca•pa•cious

(kəˈpeɪ ʃəs)

adj.
capable of holding much; spacious or roomy.
[1605–15; < Latin capāx, s. capāc-, derivative of capere to take, contain]
ca•pa′cious•ly, adv.
ca•pa′cious•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.capacious - large in capacity; "she carried a capacious bag"
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"

capacious

capacious

adjective
1. Having plenty of room:
2. Of full measure; not narrow or restricted:
Translations
واسِع، فَسيح
objemnýprostorný
rummelig
befogadóképesség: nagy befogadóképességű
rúmgóîur
talpus
ietilpīgsplašs

capacious

[kəˈpeɪʃəs] ADJ [room] → amplio, espacioso; [container] → de mucha cabida, grande; [dress] → ancho, holgado

capacious

[kəˈpeɪʃəs] adj [bag, pocket] → grand(e); [boot] → gros(se); [clothes] → ample

capacious

adjgeräumig; dressweit

capacious

[kəˈpeɪʃəs] adjcapace

capacious

(kəˈpeiʃəs) adjective
roomy, holding a lot. a capacious handbag.
References in classic literature ?
Don't take off your apron, whatever you do, it's peculiarly becoming," said Laurie, as Jo bestowed his especial aversion in her capacious pocket and offered her arm to support his feeble steps.
A characteristic sound, however,--neither a cough nor a hem, but a kind of rumbling and reverberating spasm in somebody's capacious depth of chest; --impelled her to hurry forward, with that aspect of fierce faint-heartedness so common to women in cases of perilous emergency.
No tale was too gross or monstrous for his capacious swallow.
But if his eyes were broad as the lens of Herschel's great telescope; and his ears capacious as the porches of cathedrals; would that make him any longer of sight, or sharper of hearing?
The shades were up, and there was a roaring fire in the stove; the teakettle was singing and bubbling as it sent out a cloud of steam, and pushed over its capacious nose was a half sheet of note paper with "Compliments of Rebecca" scrawled on it.
Vanstone's capacious pocket, and was read by that gentleman on the spot.
He rubbed his hands; adjusted his capacious waistcoat; laughed all over himself, from his shows to his organ of benevolence; and called out in a comfortable, oily, rich, fat, jovial voice:
The table was comfortably laid - no silver in the service, of course - and at the side of his chair was a capacious dumb-waiter, with a variety of bottles and decanters on it, and four dishes of fruit for dessert.
Justice Malam was naturally regarded in Tarley and Raveloe as a man of capacious mind, seeing that he could draw much wider conclusions without evidence than could be expected of his neighbours who were not on the Commission of the Peace.
No, my darling," he said, putting her into a capacious wooden armchair and busily unbuttoning her boots, "you shall do nothing that you don't wish to do.
The wine was strong and the gourd capacious, so he also began to sing after a fashion, and soon I had the delight of feeling the iron grip of his goblin legs unclasp, and with one vigorous effort I threw him to the ground, from which he never moved again.
In the capacious belly of the ox were a dozen soft little sucking-pigs, which, sewn up there, served to give it tenderness and flavour.