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Definition of "abled" [abled]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of able. (verb)

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Use "abled" in a sentence
  • ""Wendy", as it is a contrived name first found in a popular fiction, and given its similarity to "windy", is hardly any better -- as it suggests a verbal facility with rhetoric designed, pace Burke's conception of Dramatism and the pedant, to elide the varied and opposed interests of the so-called abled community and those of persons with disabilities."
  • "It's apparently OK for a state to set health-care priorities, as long as both "abled" and disabled get equal treatment, says Michael Astrue, general counsel of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services."
  • "These individuals are not so much disabled as they are differently "abled", and as such deserve a quality lifestyle where they can reach their full potential as human beings."