Capacity and Endowment


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Capacity noun – The physical or mental power to do something.
Usage example: not everyone has the capacity for learning higher math

Endowment is a synonym for capacity in ability topic. In some cases you can use "Endowment" instead a noun "Capacity", when it comes to topics like talent, potential, competence.
Nearby Words: capability, capacious, capaciousness, capacitance, capacitor
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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

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

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physical physical capacity physical endowment
full full capacity full endowment
sufficient sufficient capacity sufficient endowment
largest largest capacity largest endowment
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