1. large in capacity
; - Example: "she carried a capacious bag"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Capacious \Ca*pa"cious\ (k[.a]*p[=a]"sh[u^]s), a. [L. capax,
-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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: large in capacity; "she carried a capacious bag"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "capacious":
abundant, ample, amplitudinous, broad, commodious, comprehensive,
copious, deep, expandable, expansive, extended, extending,
extensile, extensive, far-reaching, generous, infinite, plentiful,
roomy, spacious, spreading, vast, voluminous, wide, widespread