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capacious (adj.)

1610s, "able to contain," from Latin capax (genitive capacis) "able to take in," from capere "to take" (from PIE root *kap- "to grasp") + -ous. The original English sense is obsolete; modern meaning "able to hold much" is from 1630s. Related: Capaciously; capaciousness.

updated on October 09, 2017

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Definitions of capacious from WordNet

capacious (adj.)
large in capacity;
she carried a capacious bag
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