Capacious


Capacious
Capacious Ca*pa"cious (k[.a]*p[=a]"sh[u^]s), a. [L. capax, -acis, fr. capere to take. See {Heave}.] 1. Having capacity; able to contain much; large; roomy; spacious; extended; broad; as, a capacious vessel, room, bay, or harbor. [1913 Webster]

In the capacious recesses of his mind. --Bancroft. [1913 Webster]

2. Able or qualified to make large views of things, as in obtaining knowledge or forming designs; comprehensive; liberal. ``A capacious mind.'' --Watts. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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