usually followed by `to' Having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.
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.
Having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity.
Having a strong healthy body:
— An able seaman.
— Every able-bodied young man served in the army.
Moby betekeniswoordenboek: adapted, adequate, adjusted, alert, au fait, brainy, brilliant, capable, checked out, clever, competent, effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient, enigmatic, enterprising, equal to, expert, fit ... meer laten zien.
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