What does able-bodied mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. able, able-bodied(adj)

    having a strong healthy body

    "an able seaman"; "every able-bodied young man served in the army"


  1. able-bodied(Adjective)

    Having a sound, strong body; physically competent; robust.

    Able-bodied vagrant. - Froude

Webster Dictionary

  1. Able-bodied(adj)

    having a sound, strong body; physically competent; robust


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of able-bodied in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of able-bodied in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Adamu Kolomgunna:

    The village has been deserted by all able-bodied men, leaving only the old and children.

  2. Rand Paul:

    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.

  3. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    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.

  4. The FGA:

    The one caveat in this is that every state dollar spent on able-bodied adults in a Medicaid program is one less dollar that can be spent on other programs. This is essentially eating up tons of funds at the state level.

  5. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    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.

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