ableadjectiveuk /ˈeɪ.bəl/ us /ˈeɪ.bəl/
able adjective (CAN DO)
- I've never been able to do crosswords.
- Dr Jones is very busy but I'm sure she'll be able to see you tomorrow.
- Will you be able to carry all the shopping back home on your bike?
- He was able to lead a normal life, despite the illness.
- Irene won't be able to play in the match on Saturday.
able adjective (SKILFUL)