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Definition of Able
AbleAble A"ble, a. [Comp. Abler; superl. Ablest.] [OF. habile,
L. habilis that may be easily held or managed, apt, skillful,
fr. habere to have, hold. Cf. Habile and see Habit.]
1. Fit; adapted; suitable. [Obs.]
A many man, to ben an abbot able. --Chaucer.
2. 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.
3. Specially: Having intellectual qualifications, or strong
mental powers; showing ability or skill; talented; clever;
powerful; as, the ablest man in the senate; an able
No man wrote abler state papers. --Macaulay.
4. (Law) Legally qualified; possessed of legal competence;
as, able to inherit or devise property.
Able for, is Scotticism. ``Hardly able for such a march.'
Syn: Competent; qualified; fitted; efficient; effective;
capable; skillful; clever; vigorous; powerful.
Meaning of Able from wikipedia
to: In science
and technology: Able
, a U.S. 1946 nuclear weapon
test, part of Operation Crossroads Able
(rocket stage), an upper stage
(/ˈeɪbəlɪzəm/; also known
as ablism, disablism
(Brit. English), anapirophobia, anapirism, and disability
discrimination) is discrimination
from the surface
of an object
by vaporization, chipping, or other erosive
of ablative materials
(born June 2, 1982) is an American actress
and model. She is best known
for her roles
in All the Boys Love Mandy
Lane and Monsters, and...
- Able Archer
83 is the codename
for a command
post exercise carried
out in November
1983 by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
(NATO). As with Able...
is an album
Vai. This was his first
as a solo artist, and was created
Blue, a shed converted
into a studio
in Vai's old back...
- Nagasaki, each with a yield
of 23 kilotons
of TNT (96 TJ). The first
test was Able
. The bomb was named Gilda after
Rita Hayworth's character
in the 1946 film...
- An able seaman
(AB) is a naval rating
of the deck department
of a merchant
ship with more than two years' experience
at sea and considered
- Able Bodies
is the second studio album
band From Indian
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