How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"able" is from "abilis" (can be) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A word ending used to form modifiers from verbs. Indicates ability to receive the action of the verb. Created by people to expand meaning of words. Can be added to the end of many words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The procedures described are appropriate for removing stains from washable fabric.|
|These guidelines explain how to make Web content accessible to people with disabilities.|