Definition of "able-bodied"
  1. Physically fit and capable of working or serving in the military, often associated with the ability to earn a living and thus, to be financially responsible for alimony or child support
How to use "able-bodied" in a sentence
  1. The court ordered him to pay child support since he is an able-bodied man capable of earning a livelihood.
  2. Eligibility for certain benefits may be restricted to individuals who are not able-bodied.
  3. The military often requires recruits to be able-bodied to ensure they can fulfill their duties.

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