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Search phrase: ability

Plays

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
All's Well That Ends WellAW I.iii.11lack not folly to commit them, and have ability enoughlacke not folly to commit them, & haue abilitie enough
HamletHam V.ii.367Had it th' ability of life to thank you.Had it th'abilitie of life to thanke you:
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.iii.45Which if we find outweighs ability,Which if we finde out-weighes Ability,
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.197Ability in means and choice of friendsAbility in meanes, and choise of friends,
OthelloOth III.iii.245For sure he fills it up with great ability,For sure he filles it vp with great Ability;
The Winter's TaleWT II.iii.163That my ability may undergo,That my abilitie may vndergoe,
The Winter's TaleWT V.i.142His wished ability, he had himselfHis wish'd Abilitie, he had himselfe
Troilus and CressidaTC III.ii.83than they are able, and yet reserve an ability that theythen they are able, and yet reserue an ability that they
Twelfth NightTN III.iv.334Out of my lean and low ability,Out of my leane and low ability

Glossary

 75 result(s).
abilityaction one is capable of
abilitystrength, bodily power
abilitymeans, resources, funds
allto the best of my ability
answeraccountability, responsibility, liability, penalty
belongingattribute, capability, personal quality
bestas far as I can, to the best of my ability
bewitchmentmagical appeal, ability to charm
blameblameworthiness, culpability, guilt
canbe skilled [in], have ability [in]
capacityintelligence, understanding, capability
certaintyinevitability, inescapable fact
chancewhat may have happened, conceivability, possibility
chargeresponsibility, culpability
choiceability to choose, skill in choosing
clogencumbrance, burden, liability
continuancelasting nature, permanence, durability
craftskill, art, ability
cunningskill, ability, expertise
desirecharm, desirability
dischargepayment, settlement, release from all liability
duedebt, liability, amount owing
durancedurability, lasting nature; also: type of strong durable cloth
esteemreputation, regard, respectability
estimatereputation, honour, respectability
exposureunprotected state, defensive weakness, vulnerability
facultyfunction, power, capability
faithreliability, dependability, trustworthiness
fathomcalibre, ability, depth
fearformidableness, ability to inspire fear
fencefencing ability, skill at swordplay
fixurestability, fixed position, settled state
frailtymoral weakness, shortcoming, liability to give in to temptation
functionability to exercise the faculties, natural powers
gallspirit of anger, venom, ability to be angry
gravityrespectability, authority, dignified position
handability, skill [with the hand]
holdingability to maintain, power of sustaining
ingenious[unclear meaning] lacking all ability, stupid
iterationability to quote scripture
leasingskill in lying, ability to lie
leavepermitting, allowance, availability
letpower to interfere, ability to hinder
lightability to see clearly, power of vision
likelihoodlikely outcome, probability
lotteryodds, chance, probability
mean(plural) capacity, capability, potential
mutabilityfickleness, inconstancy, caprice
mutationchangeableness, instability, vacillation
necessityinevitability, constrained outcome
oblivionforgetfulness, inability to recall
oddsprobability, likelihood, odds-on
possibilitycapability, ability, competence
powerfaculty, function, ability
professionavowal of skilled knowledge, declaration of ability to carry out a task
prooftested strength, proven power of resistance, impenetrability
Proteus['prohtius] old man of the sea, shepherd of Poseidon's flock, with the ability to change his shape
qualityaccomplishment, capacity, ability
reachcapacity, capability, power of attainment
repairingwith power of recovery, with ability to revive
resemblancelikelihood, probability, uncertain prospect
senseability to respond to sensation, physical perception
soundlessbeyond the ability to sound, unfathomable
spleenirritability, malice, bad temper
spurringability to use spurs
stablenessstability
stoutnessobstinacy, stubbornness, intractability
stupefiedlacking the ability to feel, grown insensible
sufficiencycompetence, ability, capability
superfluityspare availability, additional instance
suretysecurity, confidence, stability
thoughtimagination, conception, ability to comprehend
virtuepower, capability, efficacy, property
virtuequality, accomplishment, ability
witintelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability

Thesaurus

 93 result(s).
abilityquality
abilitypossibility
abilityhand
abilitysufficiency
abilitypower
abilityvirtue
abilitycraft
abilitycunning
abilitysufficient
abilityfathom
ability to actpowers
ability to be angrygall
ability to carry out a taskprofession
ability to charmbewitchment
ability to choosechoice
ability to comprehendthought
ability to exercise the facultiesfunction
ability to hinderlet
ability to lieleasing
ability to maintainholding
ability to quote scriptureiteration
ability to respond to sensationsense
ability to revive, withrepairing
ability to see clearlylight
ability to use spursspurring
ability, havecan
ability, lacking allingenious
ability, to the best of mybest
ability, to the best of myall
accountabilityanswer
availabilityleave
availability, sparesuperfluity
best of my ability, to theall
capabilityreach
capabilitysufficiency
capabilityfaculty
capabilitypossibility
capabilitymean
capabilityvirtue
capabilitycapacity
capabilitybelonging
charm, ability tobewitchment
choose, ability to choice
comprehend, ability tothought
conceivabilitychance
culpabilitycharge
culpabilityblame
declaration of ability to carry out a taskprofession
dependabilityfaith
desirabilitydesire
durabilitydurance
durabilitycontinuance
fear, ability to inspirefear
feel, lacking the ability tostupefied
fencing abilityfence
hinder, ability tolet
impenetrabilityproof
inevitabilitycertainty
inevitabilitynecessity
instabilitymutation
intractabilitystoutness
irritabilityspleen
liabilityclog
liabilityanswer
liabilitydue
liability to give in to temptationfrailty
liability, release from alldischarge
lie, ability toleasing
maintain, ability toholding
mental abilitywit
probabilityresemblance
probabilitylottery
probabilitylikelihood
probabilityodds
quote scripture, ability toiteration
recall, inability tooblivion
release from all liabilitydischarge
reliabilityfaith
respectabilityesteem
respectabilityestimate
respectabilitygravity
respond to sensation, ability tosense
revive, with ability to repairing
scripture, ability to quoteiteration
see clearly, ability tolight
sound, beyond the ability tosoundless
spare availabilitysuperfluity
spurs, ability to usespurring
stabilitysurety
stabilitystableness
stabilityfixure
temptation, liability to give in tofrailty
vulnerabilityexposure

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Classical mythology...erd of poseidon's flock; he had the ability to change his shape pygmalion m...

Words Families

 8 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
ABILITYBASICability n, able adj
ABILITYNOTdisable v, disability n, disabling n, unable adj
DISABLEBASICsee ABILITY
UNABLEBASICsee ABILITY
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