able adjective CAN DO செயலாற்றும் வல்லமையுடைய,

1. be able to do sth
to have the necessary physical strength, mental power, skill, time, money or opportunity to do something
Will she be able to cope with the work?

He’s never been able to admit to his mistakes.
I’m sorry that I wasn’t able to phone you yesterday.
It’s so wonderful being able to see the sea from my window.
2. be better able to do something
to find it easier to do something
Get a good night’s sleep and you’ll feel better able to cope.
3. clever or good at what you do
an able child/student/secretary

This problem is now being looked at by some of the ablest minds/scientists in the country.
-able CAN BE
1. added to verbs to form adjectives which mean able to receive the action of the stated verb

2. added to verbs to form adjectives which mean worth receiving the action of the stated verb
an admirable person

an acceptable answer

  • able-bodied உடல்வலிவுடைய


describes someone who is healthy and has no illness, injury or condition that makes it difficult to do the things that other people do
All able-bodied young men were forced to join the army.
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