adjective, a·bler, a·blest.
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Origin of able
SYNONYMS FOR able
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OTHER WORDS FROM ableo·ver·a·ble, adjectiveo·ver·a·b·ly, adverb
Definition for able (2 of 2)
Origin of -able
Example sentences from the Web for able
It was a question for wise men to think of, and for abler men than himself to discuss.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
The meeting of two such souls Donne describes as giving birth to an "abler soul."Woman in the Nineteenth Century|Margaret Fuller Ossoli
We are not abler than others whom you might find by the dozen in any civilised country.Freeland|Theodor Hertzka
I might well have desired that so weighty a task should have fallen into other and abler hands.
I do not attempt to describe them, as it has been often done by abler pens than mine.My Experiences in Manipur and the Naga Hills|James Johnstone