What does -ability mean?

Definitions for -ability

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word -ability.


  1. -ability(Suffix)

    Ability, inclination or suitability for a specified function or condition.

  2. Origin: From -ablete, -iblete, -abilite, -ibilite, from -ablete, -iblete, -abilite, -ibilite, from -abilitas, -ibilitas, from -abilis or -ibilis + -tas or -ty


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of -ability in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of -ability in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cresent Hardy:

    He thinks he has the ability.

  2. Crystal Denn:

    I almost lost my ability to stand.

  3. Buckminster Fuller:

    Our power is in our ability to decide.

  4. Napoleon I:

    Ability is nothing without opportunity.

  5. Stephen Covey:

    Accountability breeds response-ability.


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