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a·ble

able

 
 
pronunciation:
eI bl
part of speech: adjective
inflections: abler, ablest
definition 1: having the skill or power needed to do a thing.
He is proud of being able to read and write.It's great to be able to swim.
 
synonyms:
capable, competent, powerful, qualified, skillful
antonyms:
incapable, unable
similar words:
intelligent, skilled, strong
definition 2: having special skill or talent.
She is an able dancer.
synonyms:
adept, expert, gifted, masterful, talented
antonyms:
incompetent
similar words:
deft