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Definition of the adjective able-bodied

What does able-bodied mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. having a strong healthy body
    • example: every able-bodied young man served in the army
    • synonym of able-bodied: able
    • similar: fit

Alternative definition of the adjective able-bodied

adjective

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

Definition of the noun able-bodied

What does able-bodied mean as a name of something?

Specialised definition of the noun able-bodied

Glossary of sports

healthy and physically strong (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Microcomputers (2000)

Volume 26 - Supplement 5 by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

and those obtained from the computer-based able-bodied and motion-impaired user trials. CONCLUSIONS The results from the user trials show that the individual components ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Out-door relief to able-bodied. Allowance svsttm. POOR LAWS. In-door relief. Workhouses. Annual amount of expenditure For relief of the Poor. III. Proposed amendments of the Uw, POOR LAWS.

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

able-bodied, abled 8 List of the main words ending in -ible. A list of some of the most frequently used words in -ible: accessible, adducible, admissible, audible collapsible (see 4), collectible, combustible, compatible, comprehensible, ...

Google previewDictionary of Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Processing (2013)

by Alireza Bahadori, Chikezie Nwaoha, Malcolm William Clark

AB: See Able-bodied seaman. Abandon: (1) The proper plugging and abandoning of a well in compliance with all applicable regulations and the cleaning up of the wellsite to the satisfaction of any governmental body having jurisdiction with ...

Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Economics (2003)

by Donald Rutherford

Under an Actof1722, the first 200workhouses were erected for the agedandinfirm; the able-bodied weregivenoutdoor relief. Growing ruralpoverty in the lateeighteenth century promptedmany economists ofthe day, including Malthus, to argue ...

Google previewDictionary of Political Economy (2015)

by R. H. Inglis Palgrave

The prohibition of outdoor relief to the able-bodied, ...

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