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From Old French habile, from Latin habilis, from habeō (have, hold).

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Able (comparative abler, superlative ablest)
  1. (dated) Healthy.
    After the past week of forced marches, only half the men are fully able.
  2. Permitted to; not prevented from; having the power or capacity to.
    With that obstacle removed, I am now able to proceed with my plan.
    I’m only able to visit you when I have other work here.
    I’ll see you as soon as I’m able.
  3. Skillful.
    The chairman was also an able sailor.
  4. (law) Legally qualified or competent.
    In most states, such a person is not able to inherit property.

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Infinitive
to Able

Third person singular
Ables

Simple past
abled

Past participle
abled

Present participle
abling

to Able (third-person singular simple present Ables, present participle abling, simple past and past participle abled)
  1. (transitive, obsolete) To make capable; to enable; to strengthen.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To vouch for.

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Able m. (plural Ables)

  1. A vernacular name of the common bleak (usually called ablette).
  2. A vernacular name of the moderlieschen, also called able de Heckel.
  3. (rare) A vernacular name of some other related fishes in the genus Alburnus (Cyprinidae).

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