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English-German translation for: [able]
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Dictionary English German: [able]

Translation 1 - 53 of 53

English German
decisive {adj} [able to decide something quickly and with confidence]
3045
entscheidungsfreudig
sb./sth. could [would be able]
1299
jd./etw. könnte
apt {adj} [able, competent]
976
fähig
adaptable {adj} [able to adjust]
629
anpassungsfähig
sb. could [was able]
475
jd. konnte
[we/they/you] could [would be able]
166
[wir/sie/Sie] könnten
perceptive {adj} [able to perceive]
138
aufnahmefähig [mental]
[we/they/you] could [were able]
130
[wir/sie/Sie] konnten
[you] could [would be able]
100
[du] könntest
unreasonable {adj} [not able or willing to listen to reason]
61
uneinsichtig
[you] could [were able]
49
[du] konntest
ling. conversant {adj} [Am.] [able to hold a conversation in a foreign language]
47
konversationsfähig
[you] could [would be able]
36
[ihr] könntet
[you] could [were able] [said to two or more people]
35
[ihr] konntet
law committable {adj} [rare: able to be committed]
12
begehbar [Fehler, Verbrechen]
ocular {adj} [able to be seen]
12
augenfällig [sichtbar, deutlich]
unspeakable {adj} [not able to be expressed in words]
9
unbeschreiblich [unaussprechlich]
literate {adj} [able to read]
8
lesekundig
teachable {adj} [able to learn]
7
belehrbar
conversational {adj} [able to carry on a conversation]
6
konversationsfähig
ling. [able to be used in the forefield (first position) of a German sentence] {adj}vorfeldfähig
[I] couldn't [would not be able][ich] könnte nicht
[they] couldn't [were not able][sie] konnten nicht
[we/they/you] couldn't [would not be able][wir/sie/Sie] könnten nicht
[you] couldn't [would not be able][du] könntest nicht
[you] couldn't [would not be able][ihr] könntet nicht
barkless {adj} [not able to bark] [dog]nicht bellen könnend [Hund]
telecom. interceptable {adj} {adv} [able to be intercepted]abhörbar
passable {adj} [clear of obstacles and able to be travelled on]wegsam [selten] [begeh-, befahrbar]
sports Unverified pottable {adj} [ball in snooker, pool etc.] [able to be potted]versenkbar [Poolkugel usw.] [kann versenkt werden]
phys. refrangible {adj} [of light, able to be refracted]fähig, gebrochen zu werden [Licht]
sb. couldn't [was not able]jd. konnte nicht
sb. couldn't [would not be able]jd. könnte nicht
settleable {adj} [able to be established]festlegbar
uncoupleable {adj} [able to be uncoupled]entkoppelbar
undeterrable {adj} [not able to be deterred]nicht verhinderbar
Verbs
to speak sth. [to be able to speak a language] [e.g. I speak German.]
6
etw. können [eine Sprache können] [z. B. Ich kann Englisch.]
Unverified [to not be able to make up one's mind to leave]keinen Abgang finden [ugs.]
to accommodate sth. [be able to cope with]etw.Dat. Rechnung tragen [Redewendung]
mil. to enfilade [to move in a position to be able to fire from a flank]überflügeln [an den Flügeln umgehen]
educ. jobs to retrain [learn new skills so as to be able to do a different job]sich umschulen lassen
Nouns
hist. [literally: perpetrator generation. Generation of Germans who theoretically was able to participate in Nazi crimes]Tätergeneration {f}
lit. honorificabilitudinitatibus [archaic] [the state of being able to achieve honors][Fähigkeit, Ehre zu erlangen]
2 Words: Verbs
to be abusable [able to be abused]dem Missbrauch ausgesetzt sein
to be tough [be able to take a lot]hart im Nehmen sein [Redewendung]
to relax into sth. [feel more confident, able in a particular role or position]in etw.Akk. hineinwachsen [einarbeiten und vertraut werden]
2 Words: Nouns
able mind [able person]fähiger Kopf {m}
gold-maker [alchemist or chemist pretending to be able to make gold]Goldmacher {m} [Alchemist oder Chemiker, der vorgab Gold machen zu können]
illiterate person [female] [not able to read and write]Analphabetin {f}
3 Words: Verbs
to feel up to sth. [idiom] [be confident in being able to do sth.]sichAkk. etw.Dat. gewachsen fühlen [Redewendung]
4 Words: Verbs
to get the drop on sb. [Am.] [able to shoot an opponent first]mit einer Waffe schneller sein als jd.
5+ Words: Others
He couldn't have written the letter. [He would not have been able to]Er hätte den Brief nicht schreiben können.
5+ Words: Verbs
to be able to subscribe to sth. [to be able to agree with sth.]etw.Akk. unterschreiben können [fig.] [zustimmen]
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