Meaning of ABLE in English


adj to vouch for.

2. able ·superl fit; adapted; suitable.

3. able ·adj to make able; to enable; to strengthen.

4. able ·superl legally qualified; possessed of legal competence; as, able to inherit or devise property.

5. able ·superl specially: having intellectual qualifications, or strong mental powers; showing ability or skill; talented; clever; powerful; as, the ablest man in the senate; an able speech.

6. able ·superl having sufficient power, strength, force, skill, means, or resources of any kind to accomplish the object; possessed of qualifications rendering competent for some end; competent; qualified; capable; as, an able workman, soldier, seaman, a man able to work; a mind able to reason; a person able to be generous; able to endure pain; able to play on a piano.

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