English to French Meaning :: able

Able :
capable
capable, compétent, en état, doué - capablecapable
 
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Adjective(1) (usually followed by `to'(2) have the skills and qualifications to do things well(3) having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity(4) having a strong healthy body

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(1) You need to have a strong squad to be able to compete in the top half of the Premiership.(2) we'll help you as much as we're able(3) she's able to use the new system(4) It is not known if any of the riders will be able to compete at the top level again.(5) They are allowed one magazine and they might be able to earn the right to have a book.(6) We have had a really hard year and I would have never been able to afford to pay for it.(7) It seems just wonderful to be able to take pictures of anything you want and post it.(8) In some ways not being able to drive now is analogous to not being able to read a century ago.(9) The translation was made by an array of the most able scholars and poets of the time.(10) The morning journey was relaxing and I was able to read a lot that will help me at work.(11) Mark has just started to be able to take a few steps but will never have full mobility again.(12) When you add in council tax and other bills we know we wouldn't be able to afford that.(13) She was able to break free and punch one of the men when two passersby came to her aid.(14) she's very able(15) I saw this movie on t.v. years and years ago and have yet to be able to find it in a video store.(16) He may not have been able to afford the art at the galleries but he met the people who could.
Related Words
(1) be able to ::
être capable de
(2) be able ::
être capable
(3) to be able ::
pour être en mesure
(4) able-bodied ::
robuste
(5) not able to ::
incapable de
(6) not be able to ::
ne pas être capable de
(7) be able to do ::
être capable de faire
(8) be able to see ::
être en mesure de voir
(9) able to see ::
capable de voir
Synonyms
Adjective
1. capable of ::
capable de
2. intelligent ::
intelligent
3. able-bodied ::
robuste
4. capable ::
capable
Antonyms
1. incompetent ::
incompétent
2. inept ::
inepte
3. poor ::
pauvre
4. unfit ::
inapte
5. unqualified ::
sans réserve
Different Forms
able
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I\'m afraid all the knights in King\'s Landing
would not be able to save you.

I'm afraid all the knights in King's Landing would not be ABLE to save you.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 4


will they be able to understand us?\0

will they be ABLE to understand us?

Money Heist Season 3, Episode 4


Are you able to have sex with men without
developing an emotional attachment?

Are you ABLE to have sex with men without developing an emotional attachment?

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 21


and she will be
able to speak to him.

and she will be ABLE to speak to him.

Vikings Season 1, Episode 6


Her own legs are barely able
to do that.

Her own legs are barely ABLE to do that.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 23


English to French Dictionary: able

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