MEANING:verb tr.: To make capable.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin capax (able to hold much), from capere (to take). Earliest documented use: 1657.

COPACITATE - to assess the maximum number of people that can legally occupy a New York City nightclub (or a beach in Rio)

CAP, ACT, ATE. - Put your hat on, take the college-entrance test, have supper.

C.A.P. AGITATE - stir up the Auto Parts store