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able
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 6
1. To make able; to enable; to strengthen.
2. To vouch for.
Part of Speech: superlative
1. Fit; adapted; suitable.
2. 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.
3. Legally qualified; possessed of legal competence; as, able to inherit or devise property.
Part of Speech: noun
1. 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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