1. The ability a person has to retain knowledge and to do complete tasks. 2. A person's potential for intellectual and creative accomplishments. 3. The inborn potential as differing from the developed potential. See ability.

CAPACITY: "Joe had the capacity to remember a large amount of trivia."
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