Synonyms for able-bodied

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ey-buh l-bod-eed
Phonetic Transcription : ˈeɪ bəlˈbɒd id

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Définition of able-bodied

Origin :
  • 1620s; see able + body.
  • adj physically strong and capable
Example sentences :
  • If you were an able-bodied man, I'd get you, too—just to have a pair of you.
  • Extract from : « Good Indian » by B. M. Bower
  • An able-bodied woman like Glory Quayle doesn't starve in a place like London.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • I've seen no other able-bodied soldier about town; how is it that you are here?
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 86, December, 1864 » by Various
  • May I ask if they are all large, able-bodied men with powerful voices?
  • Extract from : « The Return of Sherlock Holmes » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • All able-bodied men who would not fight were expelled from the city.
  • Extract from : « Canada: the Empire of the North » by Agnes C. Laut
  • "I am afraid I shouldn't be a match for an able-bodied burglar," said Frank, smiling.
  • Extract from : « The Telegraph Boy » by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • The able-bodied and competent part of a society is the adults in the prime of life.
  • Extract from : « Folkways » by William Graham Sumner
  • To be examined, adjudged not "able-bodied," and given exemption-papers.
  • Extract from : « Letters from Port Royal » by Various
  • One-fourth of the able-bodied men of Hesse-Cassel were shipped to America.
  • Extract from : « Washington and his Comrades in Arms » by George Wrong
  • It was the duty of every able-bodied man to fight for the Empire.
  • Extract from : « The Rough Road » by William John Locke

Antonyms for able-bodied

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