Definition of Able
able to be.
due to be.
having considerable skill, proficiency, or intelligence.
The translation was made by an array of the most able scholars and poets of the time.
having the power, skill, means, or opportunity to do something.
They do not trust the sites as genuine and do not like not being able to see what they are buying.
having the quality to.
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Example of Able
are you able to help?
Born into a noble family, Neroccio was one of the most able artists of late 15th-century Siena.
Even as she got older and became physically less able , she was still as sharp as a button.
He may not have been able to afford the art at the galleries but he met the people who could.
he was able to read Greek at the age of eight
he would never be able to afford such a big house
I hope you will be able to take a few moments to read the following and to add your name to it.
I saw this movie on t.v. years and years ago and have yet to be able to find it in a video store.
I'll be there as soon as I'm able
In some ways not being able to drive now is analogous to not being able to read a century ago.