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ability

a·bil·i·ty

ability

 
 
pronunciation:
bI lih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: abilities
definition 1: the power to do something; the quality of being able.
Most birds have the ability to fly.
synonyms:
capability, capacity, faculty, power
antonyms:
inability
similar words:
energy, facility, force, genius, intelligence, potential, qualification, reach, resource, strength, understanding, wit
definition 2: skill or talent.
She has much ability as an ice skater.
synonyms:
aptitude, flair, gift, knack, talent
similar words:
adeptness, dexterity, expertise, facility, inclination, instinct, qualification, reach, resource, skill
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