English adjective: able
|1.||able (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something|
|Samples||Able to swim.|
She was able to program her computer.
We were at last able to buy a car.
Able to get a grant for the project.
|Attribute||ability, ability, power|
|2.||able have the skills and qualifications to do things well|
A capable administrator.
Children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable.
|3.||able having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity|
|Samples||Able to learn.|
Human beings are able to walk on two feet.
Superman is able to leap tall buildings.
|4.||able having a strong healthy body|
|Samples||An able seaman.|
Every able-bodied young man served in the army.