Another word for ability
Capacity to act
aptitude, intelligence, innate qualities, capacity, sense, powers, potency, worth, talent, gift, genius, flair, mind for, ingenuity, bent, strength, understanding, faculty, comprehension, knack, makings, brains, head, what it takes*, the stuff*, the right stuff*, hang of*.
Power that results from capacity
capability, eligibility, competence, proficiency, adeptness, qualification(s), knowledge, strength, sufficiency, self-sufficiency, efficacy, expertise, tact, finish, technique, craft, skill, artistry, cunning, expertness, skillfulness, aptness, dexterity, facility, finesse, mastery, quickness, cleverness, deftness, handiness, experience, readiness, adroitness, artifice, energy, background, know-how*, savvy*, touch*, the goods*.
Another word for abilitynoun
Physical, mental, financial, or legal power to perform:capability, capacity, competence, competency, faculty, might. See ability
Natural or acquired facility in a specific activity:adeptness, art, command, craft, expertise, expertness, knack, mastery, proficiency, skill, technique. (Informal) know-how. See ability, knowledge