HyperDic: enable

English > 1 sense of the word enable:
VERBchangeenablerender capable or able for some task
enable > pronunciation
Soundsehney'bahl; ihney'bahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > enable: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningRender capable or able for some task.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Examples
  • "This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street"
  • "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain"
Narrowerendow, indue, gift, empower, invest, endueGive qualities or abilities to
equipProvide with abilities or understanding
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositedisable, disenable, incapacitatemake unable to perform a certain action
Spanishcapacitar, habilitar, posibilitar
Catalancapacitar, habilitar

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