Definition of Ability:

  1. Talent, skill, or proficiency in a particular area.

  2. Possession of the means or skill to do something.

  3. Law: The power to carry out a legal act or satisfy a legal obligation.

  4. Human Resource Management: An acquired or natural capacity or talent that enables an individual to perform a particular job or task successfully. See also aptitude.

Synonyms of Ability

Talent, Skill, Expertise, Expertness, Adeptness, Aptitude, Skilfulness, Prowess, Mastery, Artistry, Calibre, Accomplishment, Capacity, Capability, Potential, Potentiality, Power, Faculty, Aptness, Facility, Propensity, Wherewithal, Means, Preparedness, Ableness, Address, Adeptness, Adequacy, Adroitness, Airmanship, Aptitude, Aptness, Artfulness, Artisanship, Artistry, Bravura, Brilliance, Bump, Caliber, Capability, Capableness, Capacity, Capital, Cleverness, Command, Competence, Competency, Condition, Control, Coordination, Craft, Craftsmanship, Cunning, Deftness, Devices, Dexterity, Dexterousness, Dextrousness, Diplomacy, Disposable resources, Dower, Dowry, Efficacy, Efficiency, Endowment, Equipment, Expertise, Expertism, Expertness, Facility, Faculty, Finesse, Fitness, Fittedness, Flair, Forte, Funds, Genius, Gift, Grace, Grip, Handiness, Horsemanship, Ingeniousness, Ingenuity, Instinct, Knack, Know-how, Long suit, Makings, Marksmanship, Mastership, Mastery, Maturity, Means, Method, Metier, Might, Natural endowment, Natural gift, Parts, Potential, Power, Powers, Practical ability, Preparedness, Proficiency, Prowess, Qualification, Quickness, Readiness, Recourses, Resorts, Resource, Resourcefulness, Resources, Ripeness, Savoir-faire, Savvy, Seamanship, Seasoning, Skill, Skillfulness, Speciality, Stock, Strong flair, Strong point, Style, Sufficiency, Suitability, Suitableness, Suitedness, Supply, Susceptibility, Tact, Tactfulness, Talent, Talents, Technical brilliance, Technical mastery, Technical skill, Technique, Tempering, The goods, The stuff, Timing, Trim, Virtuosity, Ways, Ways and means, What it takes, Wherewith, Wherewithal, Wit, Wizardry, Workmanship

How to use Ability in a sentence?

  1. A man of exceptional ability.
  2. Having the ability to do things the right way is one of the best ways to succeed in todays modern business world.
  3. Brad had the natural ability to jump higher than anybody in school, allowing him to eventually get a basketball scholarship, and have college payed for him.
  4. The manager had lost his ability to motivate the players.
  5. You will need to have the ability to adjust and adapt to any situation if you want to succeed in todays business world.

Meaning of Ability & Ability Definition