Meaning of ABLE in English

ABLE

■ adjective ( ~r , ~st )

1》 having the power, skill, or means to do something.

2》 having consider~ proficiency or intelligence.

Derivatives

ably adverb

Origin

ME: from OFr. h~ , from L. habilis 'handy', from habere 'to hold'.

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