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Able

Pronunciation of Able
/ˈe͡ɪbə͡l/, /ˈe‍ɪbə‍l/, /ˈeɪ_b_əl/

Antonyms for able:

incapable, powerless, unable, incompetent, not able, impotent, unskillful, inexperienced, unqualified, weak, inept, inexpert, unskilled, unfitted.

Synonyms for able:

Sense 1

lively, discerning, inquisitive, high-class, crackerjack, born, receptive, bionic, prepared, perceptive, finely, streetwise, learned, Sharp-witted, pointy-headed, shrewd, better, armed, astute, professionally, accurate, intuitive, clear-sighted, practical, imaginative, percipient, owlish, equal to, inventive, precocious, diminutive suffix, sagacious, original, razor-sharp, trained, specialized, transliterate, street smart, sweetly, capable of, consummate, viewable, quick, inquiring, subtle, donnish, extraordinaire, manipulative, inspirational, veteran, inclined, brainy, reflective, perspicacious, sapient, rapier, handily, academic, penetrating, resourceful.

Sense 2

artistic, all-around, neat, hardy, responsible, sharp, coming, technical, luminous, technically.

Sense 3

mean, brilliant.

Sense 5

hot, great.

clever

canny.

competent

strong, self-made.

cultivated

cultured.

determined

self-reliant.

equal to

up to.

experienced

seasoned.

gifted

many-sided.

measurable

calculable.

self-confident

secure.

shrewd

fool.

skilled

experienced.

trained

practiced.

able to perform well; having a proven capacity (adjective)

ingenious, sharp, practiced, skilled, efficient, experienced, learned, skillful, trained, prepared, proficient, accomplished, responsible, clever, equal to, brilliant, masterful, qualified, expert, gifted, talented, artful.

all (adjective)

capable.

amateur (adjective)

semiprofessional.

capable of performing; having an innate capacity (adjective)

competent, deft, capable, bright, ready, cunning, adroit, dexterous, agile, adequate, apt, smart, adept, intelligent, strong, facile, good.

expert (adjective)

ace.

prepared (adjective)

ready.

qualified (adjective)

primed, good, teachable.

skillful (adjective)

expert, competent, adept, talented, cunning, Sure-footed, ambidextrous, handy, dexterous, masterful, artful, accomplished, apt, genius, facile, deft, adroit, crafty, versatile, efficient, capable, professional, proficient, skillful, skilled, agile, clever, nimble.

teachable (adjective)

teachable.

unskillful (adjective)

Unhandy.

Sense 1 (noun)

academic, canny, clear-sighted, bright, ready, ingenious, strong, intelligent, smart, gifted, brilliant, quick, discerning, wise.

Sense 3 (noun)

capable of, prepared.

Sense 4 (noun)

good, ability.

able (noun)

able-bodied, capable, competent, fit, healthy.

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