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Meaning of CAPACIOUS

Pronunciation:  ku'peyshus

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  large in capacity; "she carried a capacious bag"

CAPACIOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: big, large



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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