Definitions of able:
  • adjective:   (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something
    Example: "Able to swim"
  • adjective:   having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity
    Example: "Able to learn"
  • adjective:   have the skills and qualifications to do things well
    Example: "Able teachers"
  • adjective:   having a strong healthy body
    Example: "An able seaman"
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #12109)

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