Ca*pa"cious (?), a. [L. capaz, -acis, fr. capere to take. See Heave.]


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.


Able or qualified to make large views of things, as in obtaining knowledge or forming designs; comprehensive; liberal.

"A capacious mind."



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