Definitions for able-bodied
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having a strong healthy body
"an able seaman"; "every able-bodied young man served in the army"
Having a sound, strong body; physically competent; robust.
Able-bodied vagrant. - Froude
having a sound, strong body; physically competent; robust
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The village has been deserted by all able-bodied men, leaving only the old and children.
We need to attach work to everything. I don't think any able-bodied person in America should get a penny unless they work. No handouts, no gifts, no welfare. Everything should have work.
He was dragged a bit, but then you see him using his legs to get into the van, so he was able-bodied when he was in the van, and we know that when he was finally taken out of the van, he was unresponsive.
So we know that Freddie Gray was able bodied when Freddie Gray was in the van and we know that when Freddie Gray was finally taken out of the van, Freddie Gray was unresponsive, we know that Freddie Gray asked for medical attention. We know that medical attention was not immediately requested for Freddie Gray. We know that was a mistake.
Athletes that participate in our sport are just as tough and committed to the physicality of it as they are on the able-bodied side, there’s certainly a lot of mutual respect because many of these athletes look at each other and share the common bond of having that impairment, but it won’t stop somebody going in the corner with somebody and being physical.
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