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able

 
Adjective able has 4 senses
  1. able - (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"
    Antonyms:
    unable, not able
  2. able, capable - 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"
    Antonym: incompetent (indirect, via competent)
  3. able - 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"
    Antonym:
    incapable (indirect, via capable)
  4. able, able-bodied - having a strong healthy body; "an able seaman"; "every able-bodied young man served in the army"
    Antonym: unfit (indirect, via fit)
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