a. - Taking away or removing.
a. - Applied to one of the cases of the noun in Latin and some other languages, -- the fundamental meaning of the case being removal, separation, or taking away.
- The ablative case.
n. - The substitution of one root vowel for another, thus indicating a corresponding modification of use or meaning; vowel permutation; as, get, gat, got; sing, song; hang, hung.
adv. & a. - On fire; in a blaze, gleaming.
adv. & a. - In a state of glowing excitement or ardent desire.
superl. - Fit; adapted; suitable.
superl. - Having sufficient power, strength, force, skill, means, or resources of any kind to accomplish the object; possessed of qualifications rendering competent for some end; competent; qualified; capable; as, an able workman, soldier, seaman, a man able to work; a mind able to reason; a person able to be generous; able to endure pain; able to play on a piano.
superl. - Specially: Having intellectual qualifications, or strong mental powers; showing ability or skill; talented; clever; powerful; as, the ablest man in the senate; an able speech.
superl. - Legally qualified; possessed of legal competence; as, able to inherit or devise property.
a. - To make able; to enable; to strengthen.
a. - To vouch for.
adv. - In or into bloom; in a blooming state.
a. - Washing away; carrying off impurities; detergent.
n. - A detergent.
adv. - In an able manner; with great ability; as, ably done, planned, said.
v. t. - To deny and reject; to abjure.
n. - a denial; a renunciation.
a. - Not conformed to rule or system; deviating from the type; anomalous; irregular.