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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of capacitate.

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Examples

  • It is evident, that we can answer none of these questions, without considering which of those qualities capacitates a man best for the world, and carries him farthest in any undertaking.

    An Enquiry into the Principles of Morals

  • This is important to ensure that members understand the political direction of the organisation and capacitates cadres to defend the movement.

    "Two Wings of a Great Movement"

  • It is truth alone that capacitates any soul to give glory to God, or to be truly useful to them who are partakers of flesh and blood with him; without being some way serviceable to which end, there is nothing short of the fullness of wrath that can be judged so miserable as the life of a man.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • Christ, and for that it seasons his heart best to his own content; and also for that it capacitates him to glorify God in the world.

    The Riches of Bunyan

  • But such an existence, which capacitates him to do somewhat to honor God, and benefit man, is preferable to a suspension of existence.

    Sermons on Various Important Subjects

  • If he parts with his first Righteousness, he parts with his Godhead; if he parts with his second Righteousness, he parts with the purity of his Manhood; if he parts with this third, he parts with that perfection that capacitates him to the Office of Mediation.

    The Pilgrim’s Progress, in the Similitude of a Dream; The Second Part. Paras. 100-199

  • Blessed be God! that which makes us capable of vicious self-interestedness, capacitates us also for disinterestedness.

    Literary Remains, Volume 1

  • The merit of pride or self-esteem is derived from two circumstances, viz, its utility and its agreeableness to ourselves; by which it capacitates us for business, and, at the same time, gives us an immediate satisfaction.

    A Treatise of Human Nature

  • It is evident we can answer none of these questions, without considering which of those qualities capacitates a man best for the world, and carries him farthest in any of his undertakings.

    A Treatise of Human Nature

  • Wisdom capacitates a man to serve his neighbours, and he offers his service; but, alas! if he be poor his wisdom is despised and his words are not heard, v. 16.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

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