|1.||[ noun ] the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment|
|Related terms:||inability quality capability competence magical_ability physical_ability contractility sensitivity midas_touch form adaptability interoperability penetration totipotence able unable|
|2.||[ noun ] possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done|
"danger heightened his powers of discrimination"
|Related terms:||inability cognition skill skill art intelligence faculty originality leadership hand aptitude creativity know-how superior_skill capacity able|