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Capacitate definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CAPACITATE, v.t. [See Capacity.]
1. To make capable; to enable; to furnish with natural power; as, to capacitate one for understanding a theorem.
2. To endue with moral qualifications; to qualify; to furnish with legal powers; as, to capacitate one for an office.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: make legally capable or qualify in law
2: cause (spermatozoa) to undergo the physical changes necessary to fertilize an egg
3: make capable; "This instruction capacitates us to understand the problem"

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (-tated; -tating) Date: 1657 1. archaic to make capable 2. to cause (sperm) to undergo capacitation

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. 1 (usu. foll. by for, or to + infin.) render capable. 2 make legally competent.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Capacitate Ca*pac"i*tate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Capacitated; p. pr. & vb. n. Capacitating.] To render capable; to enable; to qualify. By thih instruction we may be capaciated to observe those errors. --Dryden.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Qualify, enable, make able, make or render capable.



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