Meaning of ABLE in English
Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.
If you are ~ to do something, you have skills or qualities which make it possible for you to do it.
The older child should be ~ to prepare a simple meal...
The company say they’re ~ to keep pricing competitive...
They seemed ~ to work together very efficiently.
If you are ~ to do something, you have enough freedom, power, time, or money to do it.
You’ll be ~ to read in peace...
It would be nice to be ~ to afford to retire earlier.
Someone who is ~ is very clever or very good at doing something.
...one of the brightest and ~st members of the government...
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012