capably


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ca·pa·ble

 (kā′pə-bəl)
adj.
1. Having capacity or ability; efficient and able: a capable administrator. See Usage Note at able.
2. Having the ability required for a specific task or accomplishment; qualified: capable of winning.
3. Having the inclination or disposition: capable of violence.
4. Permitting an action to be performed: an error capable of remedy; a camera capable of being used underwater.

[Late Latin capābilis, from capere, to take; see kap- in Indo-European roots.]

ca′pa·ble·ness n.
ca′pa·bly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.capably - with competence; in a competent capable manner; "they worked competently"
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Translations
بِبَراعَه، بِكَفاءه
schopně
kvalificeret
meî færni
schopne
yetenekli bir biçimde

capably

[ˈkeɪpəblɪ] ADVcompetentemente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

capably

[ˈkeɪpəbli] adv (= competently) [deal with] → avec compétence
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

capably

Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

capably

[ˈkeɪpəblɪ] advcon abilità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

capable

(ˈkeipəbl) adjective
1. clever especially in practical ways. She'll manage somehow – she's so capable!
2. (with of) clever enough to; likely to; able to. He is capable of doing better; He is quite capable of cheating us.
ˈcapably adverb
ˌcapaˈbility noun
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References in classic literature ?
However, Katharine had put together a string of names and dates, so that the poet was capably brought into the world, and his ninth year was reached without further mishap.
Japan swiftly assimilated the Western ideas, and digested them, and so capably applied them that she suddenly burst forth, full- panoplied, a world-power.
Meanwhile, as she armored her spirit, she built a fire, put on water to heat, attended capably to innumerable details.
The former US PGA champion from nearby state Vermont has made the cut in each of his eight visits to this tournament and can perform capably again on what is effectively his home patch.
Carrington joined Wrexham as a midfielder but has capably filled in at right-back and left-back during the past few seasons.
HH Shaikh Abdullah commended the loyal Bahrainis who capably demonstrated the civilisational image of the Kingdom in the world map, lauding the Premier's tireless efforts and follow-up to achieve such dazzling results and showcasing Bahrain as one of the top destinations organizing this major event in the region.
As President of Capitol Staffing, Purvis capably leads a staff of recruiters, works with the Mississippi Department of Employment Services on employment verifications and unemployment claims and oversees the company's marketing, business development and networking.
You'd have to search far and wide to find a drama more glum and dismal than Hulu's "Chance." Hugh Laurie, who capably anchored "House" for so many years and who was delightfully duplicitous in AMC's recent miniseries "The Night Manager," here plays Eldon Chance, a neuropsychiatrist whose practice puts him in touch with patients dealing with mental illness and traumatic brain injuries.
The systems are based on a patented eight-axis device that capably empties bins.
It is unfortunate that Girard's contributions are not better appreciated, a goal most capably achieved within Catholic theological circles today by James Alison.
Vern Roberts, always capably assisted by Mike Meltzer at the tournament desk and with administrative help from Glenn Hall, deserves kudos for managing the 2015 nationals: the seeding, the scheduling and dealing with the various one-wall personalities.