Hypertext Webster Gateway: "capacious"

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) 1.7 (wn)

adj : large in capacity; "she carried a capacious bag"

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