Definitions for Abilityəˈbɪl ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. ability(noun)

    the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment

  2. ability, power(noun)

    possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

    "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"

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  1. ability(Noun)

    The quality or state of being able.

  2. ability(Noun)

    A skill or competence in doing.

  3. ability(Noun)

    A high level of skill or competence.

  4. ability(Noun)

    Physical, mental or legal power to perform.

  5. ability(Noun)

    Aptitude.

  6. Origin: * First attested from before 1398.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Ability(noun)

    the quality or state of being able; power to perform, whether physical, moral, intellectual, conventional, or legal; capacity; skill or competence in doing; sufficiency of strength, skill, resources, etc.; -- in the plural, faculty, talent

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ability' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1104

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ability' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1688

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Ability' in Nouns Frequency: #422


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