ALL meanings of ability

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  • singular noun ability Your ability to do something is the fact that you can do it. 3
  • variable noun ability Your ability is the quality or skill that you have which makes it possible for you to do something. 3
  • noun ability possession of the qualities required to do something; necessary skill, competence, or power 3
  • noun ability considerable proficiency; natural capability 3
  • noun ability special talents 3
  • noun ability a being able; power to do (something physical or mental) 3
  • noun ability skill, expertness, or talent 3
  • noun ability Possession of the means or skill to do something. 1
  • noun plural ability power or capacity to do or act physically, mentally, legally, morally, financially, etc. 1
  • noun plural ability competence in an activity or occupation because of one's skill, training, or other qualification: the ability to sing well. 1
  • noun plural ability abilities, talents; special skills or aptitudes: Composing music is beyond his abilities. 1
  • noun ability talent 1
  • noun ability capacity 1
  • noun ability (Obsolete (No longer in use)) Suitableness. 0
  • noun ability (Uncountable Noun) The quality or state of being able; capacity to do; capacity of doing something; having the necessary power. 0
  • noun ability The legal wherewithal to act. 0
  • noun ability (now limited to Scotland dialects) Physical power. 0
  • noun ability (archaic) Financial ability. 0
  • noun ability (Uncountable Noun) A unique power of the mind; a faculty. 0
  • noun ability (Countable Noun) A skill or competence in doing; mental power; talent; aptitude. 0
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