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Meaning of able

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 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" [ant: {unable}]
      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" [syn: {able},
      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" [syn: {able}, {able-

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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