What is the difference between Able and Capable?




What is the difference between Able and Capable? :



Able :


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A ) Have the power – means or opportunity to do

The child is not yet able to write.


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B ) Competent – having the knowledge or skill

He is an able worker.




Capable :


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A ) Having the ability or power necessary for something

I am capable of better work than this.

She is capable of running a mile in five minutes.


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B ) Having the ability

She is a very capable woman.


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C ) Having the character or inclination to do something

He is quite capable of lying to get out of trouble.


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D ) Open to or allowing something

Our position is capable of improvement.











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