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able-bodied (adj.)

"healthy and sufficiently strong," 1620s; see able + body.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of able-bodied from WordNet

able-bodied (adj.)
having a strong healthy body;
every able-bodied young man served in the army
Synonyms: able
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Dictionary entries near able-bodied

ablative

ablaut

ablaze

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ablegation

ableism

abloom

ablution

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