5 letter words ending in ble
-able () An adjective suffix now usually in a passive sense; able to be; fit to be; expressing capacity or worthiness in a passive sense; as, movable, able to be moved; amendable, able to be amended; blamable, fit to be blamed; salable.
Amble (v. i.) To go at the easy gait called an amble; -- applied to the horse or to its rider.
Amble (v. i.) To move somewhat like an ambling horse; to go easily or without hard shocks.
Amble (n.) A peculiar gait of a horse, in which both legs on the same side are moved at the same time, alternating with the legs on the other side.
Amble (n.) A movement like the amble of a horse.
Bible (n.) A book.
Bible (n.) A book containing the sacred writings belonging to any religion; as, the Koran is often called the Mohammedan Bible.
Bible (n.) A book with an authoritative exposition of some topic, respected by many who are experts in the field.
Cable (n.) A large, strong rope or chain, of considerable length, used to retain a vessel at anchor, and for other purposes. It is made of hemp, of steel wire, or of iron links.
Cable (n.) A rope of steel wire, or copper wire, usually covered with some protecting or insulating substance; as, the cable of a suspension bridge; a telegraphic cable.
Cable (n.) A molding, shaft of a column, or any other member of convex, rounded section, made to resemble the spiral twist of a rope; -- called also cable molding.
Cable (v. t.) To fasten with a cable.
Cable (v. t.) To ornament with cabling. See Cabling.
Cable (v. t. & i.) To telegraph by a submarine cable
Coble (n.) A flat-floored fishing boat with a lug sail, and a drop rudder extending from two to four feet below the keel. It was originally used on the stormy coast of Yorkshire, England.
Fable (n.) A Feigned story or tale, intended to instruct or amuse; a fictitious narration intended to enforce some useful truth or precept; an apologue. See the Note under Apologue.
Fable (n.) The plot, story, or connected series of events, forming the subject of an epic or dramatic poem.
Fable (n.) Any story told to excite wonder; common talk; the theme of talk.
Fable (n.) Fiction; untruth; falsehood.
Fable (v. i.) To compose fables; hence, to write or speak fiction ; to write or utter what is not true.
Fable (v. t.) To feign; to invent; to devise, and speak of, as true or real; to tell of falsely.
Gable (n.) A cable.
Gable (n.) The vertical triangular portion of the end of a building, from the level of the cornice or eaves to the ridge of the roof. Also, a similar end when not triangular in shape, as of a gambrel roof and the like.
Gable (n.) The end wall of a building, as distinguished from the front or rear side.
Gable (n.) A decorative member having the shape of a triangular gable, such as that above a Gothic arch in a doorway.
Hable (a.) See Habile.
-ible () See -able.
Moble (v. t.) To wrap the head of in a hood.
Noble (superl.) Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable; magnanimous; as, a noble nature or action; a noble heart.
Noble (superl.) Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid; as, a noble edifice.
Noble (superl.) Of exalted rank; of or pertaining to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn; as, noble blood; a noble personage.
Noble (n.) A person of rank above a commoner; a nobleman; a peer.
Noble (n.) An English money of account, and, formerly, a gold coin, of the value of 6 s. 8 d. sterling, or about $1.61.
Noble (n.) A European fish; the lyrie.
Noble (v. t.) To make noble; to ennoble.
Ruble (n.) The unit of monetary value in Russia. It is divided into 100 copecks, and in the gold coin of the realm (as in the five and ten ruble pieces) is worth about 77 cents. The silver ruble is a coin worth about 60 cents.
Sable (n.) A carnivorous animal of the Weasel family (Mustela zibellina) native of the northern latitudes of Europe, Asia, and America, -- noted for its fine, soft, and valuable fur.
Sable (n.) The fur of the sable.
Sable (n.) A mourning garment; a funeral robe; -- generally in the plural.
Sable (n.) The tincture black; -- represented by vertical and horizontal
Sable (a.) Of the color of the sable's fur; dark; black; -- used chiefly in poetry.
Sable (v. t.) To render sable or dark; to drape darkly or in black.
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