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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. -able, able: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. -able, able: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. able: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. -able, able: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. able: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. -able: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Able, -able, able: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. -able, able: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Able, -able, able: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. -able, able: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. able, able (-ible): The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. able: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. ABLE, -able: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. -able, able: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. able: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. able: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. ABLE (disambiguation), Able (rocket stage), Able (surname), Able: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Able, -able: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. able: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. able: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Able: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. able: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. -able, able: MyWord.info [home, info]
  24. Able: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  25. able: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. able: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. able: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. Able, able: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. able: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. -Able: UVic Writer's Guide [home, info]
  31. able: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ABLE: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  2. -able: A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Elements [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. able: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. Able (disambiguation), able: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. able: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. ABLE: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. ABLE: BABEL: Computer Oriented Abbreviations and Acronyms [home, info]
  3. Able (disambiguation), able: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. ABLE: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. -able: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Able: baby names list [home, info]
  2. ABLE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. able: A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education [home, info]
  4. ABLE: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  5. able: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ABLE: A Dictionary of Quaternary Acronyms and Abbreviations [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Able: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (able)

adjective:  (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something ("Able to swim")
adjective:  having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity ("Able to learn")
adjective:  have the skills and qualifications to do things well ("Able teachers")
adjective:  having a strong healthy body ("An able seaman")
name:  A surname (common: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #12109)

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Words similar to able:   able-bodied, abler, ablest, ably, capable, competent, deft, efficient, equipped, fit, habile, ingenious, masterful, proficient, qualified, resourceful, skilled, skillful, talented, more...

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