Synonyms for able

Synonyms for (adjective) able

Synonyms: able

Definition: having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity

Usage: able to learn; human beings are able to walk on two feet; Superman is able to leap tall buildings

Similar words: capable

Definition: (usually followed by `of') having capacity or ability

Usage: capable of winning; capable of hard work; capable of walking on two feet


Synonyms: capable, able

Definition: have the skills and qualifications to do things well

Usage: able teachers; a capable administrator; children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable

Similar words: competent

Definition: properly or sufficiently qualified or capable or efficient

Usage: a competent typist


Synonyms: able, able-bodied

Definition: having a strong healthy body

Usage: an able seaman; every able-bodied young man served in the army

Similar words: fit

Definition: physically and mentally sound or healthy

Usage: felt relaxed and fit after their holiday; keeps fit with diet and exercise