Definitions of enable

  1. To give strength or ability to; to make firm and strong. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To make capable; furnish with adequate or sufficient means or power; empower. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To make able: to give power, strength, or authority to. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To make able. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. render capable or able for some task; "This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street"; "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. To make able; to supply with power; to furnish with sufficient means or ability; to authorise. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for enable

  1. He knew that he held that which should enable him to pass the remainder of his life in wealth and ease, could he once get safe away. – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  2. In an agony of shame and anxiety, he went to a friend and entreated the sum of $ 5 to enable him to return home. – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert