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Having the power, skill, money, etc., that is needed to do something usually followed by to + verb .
He will buy a new car as soon as he is able.
He will buy a new car as soon as he is able to do so.
Is he able to swim? [=can he swim?]
They weren’t able to afford a vacation. [=they were unable to afford a vacation]
I was so tired that I was barely/hardly able to get out of bed.
A weight lifter is able to lift [=can lift] a very heavy weight.
Not prevented from doing something :having the freedom or opportunity to do something usually followed by to + verb .
Come for a visit when you are able (to).
Will you be able to visit soon?
We were able to leave at noon.
used to say that the quality or condition of something makes something possible .
A car that is able to hold [=can hold] five people
The car wasn’t able to be repaired. [=could not be repaired]
Having skill or talent .
He turned out to be an able editor/leader/soldier.
She is one of the ablest lawyers in the firm.
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