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
The numerical value of able-bodied in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of able-bodied in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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.
If we as a society aren't willing to deal honestly with issue of race, then we can't just expect police departments to solve these problems, if communities are being isolated and segregated, without opportunity and without investment and without jobs -- if we politicians are simply ramping up long sentences for nonviolent drug crimes that end up devastating communities, we can't then ask the police to be the ones to solve the problem when there are no able-bodied men in the community, or kids are growing up without intact households.
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