Able : Synonyms and Antonyms


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1. capable

2. accomplished

3. adept

4. adequate

5. adroit

6. clever

7. competent

8. efficient

9. expert

10. fit

11. masterful

12. proficient

Contextual Examples:

I am sure he is capable of running a mile in four minutes.

He is very adept in mending computers.

Fuel resources are barely adequate for our needs.

She is competent to look after young children.

He revealed himself to be surprisingly practical and efficient.

She has become reasonably proficient at her job.


1. Incapable

2. Inadequate

3. Incompetent

4. Inefficient

5. Inept

6. Weak

7. Mediocre

8. Unskillful

9. Unfit

Contextual Examples:

The children seem to be totally incapable of working quietly by themselves.

The safety precautions are totally inadequate.

I suppose my application has been lost by an incompetent clerk.

I have heard anyone so inept at making speeches.

His books are obviously mediocre.

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