Capacity and Facility


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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

Facility is a synonym for capacity in ability topic. In some cases you can use "Facility" instead a noun "Capacity", when it comes to topics like capability.
Nearby Words: capability, capacious, capaciousness, capacitance, capacitor
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Facility noun – A structure that is designed and built for a particular purpose.
Capacity is a synonym for facility in ability topic. You can use "Capacity" instead a noun "Facility", if it concerns topics such as capability.
Nearby Word: facilitation
Synonyms for Facility

How words are described

high high capacity high facility
full full capacity full facility
similar similar capacity similar facility
holding holding capacity holding facility
Other adjectives: small, entire, real, massive, large, huge, mental, amazing, maximum, manufacturing, industrial.

Both words in one sentence

  • Useful Notes / The Holocaust The Auschwitz-II/'Birkenau' extermination facility had a peak processing capacity of 15k units daily and averaged 7-8k daily.
  • Comic Book / Sonic the Comic The Freedom Fighters also expanded the facility in light of their new status as guerillas, excavating further chambers for additional capacity.
  • Girl Show Ghetto The sports facility, the Taylor Arena, has a capacity of 7200.
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