Capability and Endowment


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Capability noun – A skill, an ability, or knowledge that makes a person able to do a particular job.
Usage example: the nature of the tasks to which you are assigned will depend on your capabilities

Endowment is a synonym for capability in ability topic. In some cases you can use "Endowment" instead a noun "Capability", when it comes to topics like talent, competence.
Nearby Words: capacity, capable, capably
Synonyms for Capability


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Endowment noun – A special and usually inborn ability.
Usage example: it's a sin to waste one's God-given endowments

Capability is a synonym for endowment in ability topic. You can use "Capability" instead a noun "Endowment", if it concerns topics such as talent, quality, competence.
Nearby Words: endow, endowed, endowing
Synonyms for Endowment

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physical physical capability physical endowment
full full capability full endowment
ample ample capability ample endowment
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