Meaning of ABILITY in English


n. 25B6; noun

the ability to read and write : CAPACITY, capability, potential, potentiality, power, faculty, aptness, facility; wherewithal, means.

the president's leadership ability : TALENT, skill, expertise, adeptness, aptitude, skilfulness, savoir faire, prowess, mastery, accomplishment; competence, proficiency; dexterity, adroitness, deftness, cleverness, flair, finesse, gift, knack, genius; qualification, resources; informal know-how.

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