Definitions for ENABLEɛnˈeɪ bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enable(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. enable(Verb)

    To give strength or ability to; to make firm and strong.

  2. enable(Verb)

    To make able (to do, or to be, something); to confer sufficient power upon; to furnish with means, opportunities, and the like; to render competent for; to empower; to endow.

  3. enable(Verb)

    To allow a way out or excuse for an action.

    His parents enabled him to continue buying drugs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enable(verb)

    to give strength or ability to; to make firm and strong

  2. Enable(verb)

    to make able (to do, or to be, something); to confer sufficient power upon; to furnish with means, opportunities, and the like; to render competent for; to empower; to endow

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ENABLE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2154

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ENABLE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2847

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ENABLE' in Verbs Frequency: #229


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