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Able
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Able as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

24 November 2020
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 23 answers for the crossword clue 'Able', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Able a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Able as an answer itself some 347 times.

Able is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Thursday, 01 October 2020 with the answer being CLEVER, but the most popular answer for this clue is COMPETENT.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Able', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Able' and give you a hint.

  • Having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity; "able to learn"; "human beings are able to walk on two feet"; "Superman is able to leap tall buildings"
  • (usually followed by `to') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something; "able to swim"; "she was able to program her computer"; "we were at last able to buy a car"; "able to get a grant for the project"
  • Have the skills and qualifications to do things well; "able teachers"; "a capable administrator"; "children as young as 14 can be extremely capable and dependable"
  • Having a strong healthy body; "an able seaman"; "every able-bodied young man served in the army"

Anagrams

We found 6 anagrams for the word 'Able'.

  • Abel (Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Abel was killed by Cain
  • albe
  • bale A large bundle bound for storage or transport
  • beal
  • bela
  • blae Of bluish-black or grey-blue

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

FIT
The manner in which something fits; "I admired the fit of her coat"

4 Letters

DEFT
Skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands; "a deft waiter"; "deft fingers massaged her face"; "dexterous of hand and inventive of mind"

5 Letters

ADEPT
Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"

6 Letters

BRIGHT
Full or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"

CLEVER
Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"

GIFTED
Endowed with talent or talents; "a gifted writer"

UPTOIT

7 Letters

CAPABLE
(followed by `of') having the temperament or inclination for; "no one believed her capable of murder"

SKILLED
Having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade"

8 Letters

SKILLFUL
Done with delicacy and skill; "a nice bit of craft"; "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"; "a nice shot"

TALENTED
Endowed with talent or talents; "a gifted writer"

9 Letters

COMPETENT
Adequate for the purpose; "a competent performance"

EFFICIENT
Able to accomplish a purpose; functioning effectively; "people who will do nothing unless they get something out of it for themselves are often highly effective persons..."-G.B.Shaw; "effective personnel"; "an efficient secretary"; "the efficient cause of the revolution"

MASTERFUL
Having or revealing supreme mastery or skill; "a consummate artist"; "consummate skill"; "a masterful speaker"; "masterful technique"; "a masterly performance of the sonata"; "a virtuoso performance"

PERMITTED

PRACTICED
Skillful after much practice

QUALIFIED
Restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')

10 Letters

ABLEBODIED

PROFICIENT
Of or relating to technique or proficiency in a practical skill; "his technical innovation was his brushwork"; "the technical dazzle of her dancing"

11 Letters

EXPERIENCED
Having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation

RESOURCEFUL
Having inner resources; adroit or imaginative; "someone who is resourceful is capable of dealing with difficult situations"; "an able and resourceful politician"; "the most resourceful cook in town"

12 Letters

ACCOMPLISHED
Highly skilled; "an accomplished pianist"; "a complete musician"

13 Letters

INAPOSITIONTO

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