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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Enable

    en-ā′bl, v.t. to make able: to give power, strength, or authority to.

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ENABLE in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ENABLE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yukiya Amano:

    Iran has not provided any explanations that enable the agency to clarify the outstanding practical measures.

  2. Charles Caleb Colton:

    Riches may enable us to confer favours, but to confer them with propriety and grace requires a something that riches cannot give.

  3. Thomas Henry Huxley:

    The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.

  4. Noah Bonsey:

    In general, the regime agrees to ceasefires to cement a military victory or to enable the movement of supplies or redeployment of forces elsewhere.

  5. Confucius:

    When a man's knowledge is sufficient to attain, and his virtue is not sufficient to enable him to hold, whatever he may have gained, he will lose again.

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