able-bodied

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a·ble-bod·ied

(ā′bəl-bŏd′ēd)
adj.
Not physically disabled; strong and healthy: "It required an immediate end to welfare for the able-bodied poor" (David A. Stockman).

able-bodied

adj
1. physically strong and healthy; robust
2. not having a physical disability
Usage: Preferred form: non-disabled

a′ble-bod′ied



adj.
having a strong, healthy body; physically fit.
[1615–25]
a′ble-bod′ied•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.able-bodied - having a strong healthy bodyable-bodied - having a strong healthy body; "an able seaman"; "every able-bodied young man served in the army"
fit - physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise"

able-bodied

adjective strong, firm, sound, fit, powerful, healthy, strapping, hardy, robust, vigorous, sturdy, hale, stout, staunch, hearty, lusty, right as rain (Brit. informal), tough, capable, sturdy, Herculean, fighting fit, sinewy, fit as a fiddle The gym can be used by both able-bodied and disabled people.
weak, tender, fragile, ailing, frail, feeble, debilitated, sickly

able-bodied

adjective
Translations

able-bodied

[ˈeɪblˈbɒdɪd]
A. ADJsano
B. CPD able-bodied seaman Nmarinero m de primera, marinero m patentado

able-bodied

adj(gesund und) kräftig; (Mil) → tauglich

able-bodied

[ˌeɪblˈbɒdɪd] adjrobusto/a, valido/a
able-bodied citizen → cittadino idoneo or abile (al servizio militare)