Definition of Able in English :
Define Able in English
Able meaning in English
Meaning of Able in English
Pronunciation of Able in English
Able pronunciation in English
Pronounce Able in Englishsee synonyms of able
(usually followed by to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something
Example Sentences:'able to swim''she was able to program her computer''we were at last able to buy a car''able to get a grant for the project'
2. able, capable
have the skills and qualifications to do things well
Example Sentences:'able teachers''a capable administrator''children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable'
having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity
Example Sentences:'able to learn''human beings are able to walk on two feet''Superman is able to leap tall buildings'
4. able, able-bodied
having a strong healthy body
Example Sentences:'an able seaman''every able-bodied young man served in the army'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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