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."