What does ability mean?

ability in AZ Dictionary

(n) the caliber of having the ability to take action, especially the real, mental, monetary, or legal capacity to achieve some thing.
(n) an all natural or obtained ability or talent.
(n) the standard of becoming suited to or receptive to a specified therapy; ability: the ability of a computer becoming configured to be used as a file host. See Usage Note at in a position.

ability in Community Dictionary

the standard of having the ability to take action. connect it on end of any verb to make up brand-new terms! by ErnestoReport definition
The natural equipment to accomplish some small part of the meaner ambitions distinguishing able men from dead ones. In the last analysis ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity. Perhaps, however, this impressive quality is rightly appraised; it is no easy task to be solemn. by CarmelaReport definition

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  • Synonym for "ability"
    • skill, address, cleverness, aptitude, talent
  • Phrases for "ability"
    • ability to, sunscreen's ability, our ability, their ability, his ability
  • Rhyme for "ability"
    • acceptability, adaptability, admissibility, affordability, agility
  • Cross Reference for "ability"
    • natural ability, gracious ability, general ability, plenary ability, specialized ability
  • Same Context for "ability"
    • skill, capacity, intelligence, strength, activity
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