What does the word able mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Amy E. Blanchard
  2. I've thought about them but I haven't been able to come up with anything. – The Galaxy Primes by 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 by Work Projects Administration