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ablest, superlative; abler, comparative;
  1. Having the power, skill, means, or opportunity to do something
    • - he was able to read Greek at the age of eight
    • - he would never be able to afford such a big house
  2. Having considerable skill, proficiency, or intelligence
    • - the dancers were technically very able

  1. (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something; "able to swim"; "she was able to program her computer"; "we were at last able to buy a car"; "able to get a grant for the project"
  2. have the skills and qualifications to do things well; "able teachers"; "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"
  3. having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity; "able to learn"; "human beings are able to walk on two feet"; "Superman is able to leap tall buildings"
  4. having a strong healthy body; "an able seaman"; "every able-bodied young man served in the army"
  5. (ably) competently: with competence; in a competent capable manner; "they worked competently"
  6. In linguistics, a suffix (also sometimes called a postfix or ending) is an affix which is placed after the stem of a word. Common examples are case endings, which indicate the grammatical case of nouns or adjectives, and verb endings, which form the conjugation of verbs. ...
  7. The Able was an American car produced in Mount Vernon, New York between 1917 and 1919. It was a small production car, featuring its own engines, though other components were proprietary. In 1920 the car became the Vernon.
  8. The Able was a small French cyclecar made in Avignon by Paul Toulouse, built between 1920 and 1927.
  9. Operation Crossroads was a series of nuclear weapon tests conducted by the United States at Bikini Atoll in the summer of 1946. Its purpose was to investigate the effect of nuclear weapons on naval ships. The series consisted of two detonations, each with a yield of 23 kilotons:. ...
  10. ABLE is a simplified programming language targeted at accounting applications.
  11. (ABLES) The US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health funds the Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance (ABLES) program, a state-based surveillance program of laboratory-reported adult blood lead levels. ...
  12. To make capable; to enable; to strengthen; To vouch for; Healthy; Permitted to; not prevented from; having the power or capacity to; Skillful; Legally qualified or competent
  13. (abled) Having a range of physical powers as specified
  14. (ableness) Ability of body or mind; power; force; vigor; The result or product of being able
  15. (ably) In an able manner; with great ability
  16. (Abled) Not having a disability.
  17. Quite literally, being capable. A Purchaser is ready, willing and able to complete a transaction when she has funds and has signed the documents required to transfer title to a property. ...
  18. an acronym for Association for Better Living and Education International.
  19. Back to/Related subjects - Bit
  20. A Better Life through Education and Empowerment
  21. Rhesus "monkeynaut" that flew with Miss Baker atop a U.S. Army Jupiter rocket on May 28, 1959. He died shortly after the flight was completed from the drugs used to sedate him.
  22. [from Latin -bilis capable of] Capable of being or doing the thing indicated by the stem or prefix (agglutinable).
  23. (Latin: a suffix; susceptible to action or treatment)
  24. v. having the power to do something
  25. Alkalinity based on low energy