adjective, a·bler, a·blest.
SYNONYMS FOR able
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OTHER WORDS FROM ableo·ver·a·ble, adjectiveo·ver·a·b·ly, adverb
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Their finest thinkers and ablest warriors migrated southward.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates saw Petraeus as the ablest choice.
For many years his staff has been the ablest on Capitol Hill, but most of the public never knew their names.
She is immensely rich, one of the ablest political women in London, and Jack is desperately in love with her.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Reverend McCarthy, one of the oldest, and regarded as one of the strongest, one of the ablest ministers to such a forsaken charge.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Robert Cecil, earl of Salisbury, died; an English statesman, the ablest minister of his time.
Mr. Grierson was, perhaps, the ablest witness before Parliamentary Committees the railway service ever had, which is saying much.
His Evidences of Christianity is one of the ablest defences of the Christian religion that has ever appeared.