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Abler \A"bler\, a.,
comp. of Able. -- A"blest, a., superl. of Able.
Able \A"ble\, a. [comp. Abler; superl. Ablest.] [OF. habile,
L. habilis that may be easily held or managed, apt, skillful,
fr. habere to have, hold. Cf. Habile and see Habit.]
1. Fit; adapted; suitable. [Obs.]
A many man, to ben an abbot able. --Chaucer.
2. Having sufficient power, strength, force, skill, means, or
resources of any kind to accomplish the object; possessed
of qualifications rendering competent for some end;
competent; qualified; capable; as, an able workman,
soldier, seaman, a man able to work; a mind able to
reason; a person able to be generous; able to endure pain;
able to play on a piano.
3. Specially: Having intellectual qualifications, or strong
mental powers; showing ability or skill; talented; clever;
powerful; as, the ablest man in the senate; an able
No man wrote abler state papers. --Macaulay.
4. (Law) Legally qualified; possessed of legal competence;
as, able to inherit or devise property.
Able for, is Scotticism.
“Hardly able for such a march.” --Robertson.
Syn: Competent; qualified; fitted; efficient; effective;
capable; skillful; clever; vigorous; powerful.