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  Definition of able
  1. (usually followed by `to'') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something; "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. having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity; "able to learn"; "human beings are able to walk on two feet"; "Superman is able to leap tall buildings"
  3. have the skills and qualifications to do things well; "able teachers"; "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"
  4. having a strong healthy body; "an able seaman"; "every able-bodied young man served in the army"
Similar Words: capable, able-bodied

 

Attributes: ability, power

 

Anagrams: bale, Bale, Abel, blae

 

Language Translations:
Danish: habil and i stand til   Dutch: competent and in staat  
Finnish: kykenevä and taitava   French: capable  
German: fähig and imstande   Greek: ικανός and μπορώ να  
Hebrew: יָכֹל   Japanese: できる and 有能な  
Korean: 능란한 and 할 수 있는   Malay: dapat  
Maltese: kapaċi   Polish: móc and umiejętny  
Romanian: abil   Slovak: schopný  
Spanish: diestro and poder   Swedish: kapabel and kompetent  
 
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