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capacious


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Capacious  \Ca*pa"cious\,  a.  [L.  capaz,  -acis,  fr  capere  to 
  take  See  {Heave}.] 
  1.  Having  capacity;  able  to  contain  much  large  roomy; 
  spacious;  extended;  broad;  as  a  capacious  vessel,  room 
  bay,  or  harbor. 
 
  In  the  capacious  recesses  of  his  mind.  --Bancroft. 
 
  2.  Able  or  qualified  to  make  large  views  of  things  as  in 
  obtaining  knowledge  or  forming  designs;  comprehensive; 
  liberal.  ``A  capacious  mind.''  --Watts. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  capacious 
  adj  :  large  in  capacity;  "she  carried  a  capacious  bag" 




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