Bedeutung von “able” — Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˈeɪbl/
Extra Examples
He was able to lead a normal life despite his illness.Will you be able to manage on your own?She'll never be able to have children.We'll be able to meet them right after lunch.We might be able to get dad to pay.
be able to do sth

A2 to have the ability to do something or the possibility of doing something:

He'll be able to help you.
I wouldn't be able to come at that time anyway.
→ Opposite be unable to do sth

clever or good at doing something:

She's a very able student.
ably adverb

Ably assisted by her mother, she learnt how to make jam.

(Definition von “able” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)