Meaning of ABLE in English


adj. Function: adjective

possessed of or marked by a high level of efficiency and ability FF1C; an able student always near the head of his class FF1E;

Synonyms: au fait, capable, competent, good, proper, qualified, wicked

Related Words: effective, effectual, efficient; expert, proficient, skilled, skillful; alert, clever, keen, sharp; brainy, brilliant, intelligent, smart; enterprising, go-ahead, up-and-coming

Contrasted Words: ineffective, ineffectual, inefficient; incapable, incompetent, unqualified; fair, indifferent, mediocre; lackluster, maladroit

Antonyms: inept; unable

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.