Capacity and Role

Capacity

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Capacity noun – The action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists.
Usage example: offered advice in his capacity as a lawyer

Role is a synonym for capacity in function topic. In some cases you can use "Role" instead a noun "Capacity".
Nearby Words: capability, capacious, capaciousness, capacitance, capacitor
Synonyms for Capacity

Role

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Role noun – The action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists.
Usage example: studying the role of sunlight in the body's production of vitamin D

Capacity is a synonym for role in duty topic. You can use "Capacity" instead a noun "Role", if it concerns topics such as job.
Synonyms for Role

How words are described

good good capacity good role
exact exact capacity exact role
similar similar capacity similar role
usual usual capacity usual role
Other adjectives: small, actual, entire, real, large, expanded, increased, serious, huge, little, new, minor, limited, significant, official, greater, larger, reduced, smaller, different, bigger.

Both words in one sentence

  • Exact proportion of master and pet power may vary, but typically a petmaster has a primary role and can function in some capacity should his minions be killed or disabled.
  • Western Animation / Class of the Titans Team Mom: Athena fills this role in an official capacity, serving as the seven heroes' resident dorm mother and protector.
  • The Emperor He does fulfill the Shadow Emperor role in Daggerfall though, albeit in a non-evil capacity.
    Source: The Emperor
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