Able in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Able

(obsolete, passive) Easy to use. [Attested from around (1350 to 1470) until the mid 18th century.] | (obsolete, passive) Suitable; competent. [Attested from around (1350 to 1470) until the late 18th century.] | (obsolete, dialectal, passive) Liable to. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).] | Having the necessary powers or the needed resources to accomplish a task. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).] | Free from constraints preventing completion of task; permitted to; not prevented from. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470).]

Short Sentences for Able

  • 1. But they were not able to score. 🔊
  • 2. I shall be able to manage. 🔊
  • 3. None shall be able to boast that he has betrayed me. 🔊
  • 4. I was able to reach Lhassa with the upward post. 🔊
  • 5. I longed to be respected, but I never was able to rise. 🔊
  • 6. She longed to be able to speak one word to some friendly creature. 🔊
  • 7. They were scarcely able to thank the Prince for his goodness. 🔊
  • 8. Then he would be able to pay every one, and have some time to rest and think. 🔊
  • 9. But I only made myself sick; I was not able to learn to chew tobacco. 🔊

How to use Able in Sentences?

  • 1. He is my guest, and can have anything and everything this house is able to furnish. 🔊
  • 2. Julia says that we shall then be able to afford to give fifty pounds a year for a house. 🔊
  • 3. She was always cheerful; and she was always able to communicate her cheerfulness to others. 🔊
  • 4. We have not, however, been able to find any sufficient reason or foundation for such an opinion. 🔊
  • 5. If I can speak to Banfi this evening, you may be able to escape the same night. 🔊
  • 6. But sometimes life seems so sad, that I do not think I shall be able to bear with it any longer. 🔊
  • 7. Stedman was not able to determine the authorship for me, as the verses were new to him, but the authorship has now been traced. 🔊
  • 8. He would have been able to do a number of things he had never done, things which he had always desired to do. 🔊
  • 9. So far from being able to see how these things can hang together, it seems evident that they are utterly repugnant to each other. 🔊