Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Having adequate power; competent; capable.

Part of speech:

Given to; tending to; like to; fit to; worthy of; capable of; able to; as, changeable, honorable, thinkable.

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Usage examples "able":

  1. She has been so nice to me, and I don't know what would have happened if I had not been able to get to her house. - "A Dear Little Girl at School", Amy E. Blanchard.
  2. I've thought about them but I haven't been able to come up with anything. - "The Galaxy Primes", Edward Elmer Smith.
  3. I ain't able to work out. - "Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2", Work Projects Administration.