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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To give the means or power to.

Usage examples (39)
  • When it comes to the future, our task is not to foresee it, but rather to enable it to happen.
  • This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street
  • Loose lending terms enable many firms to avoid debt default.
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  • The weather will "enable" (to make possible) the football game to start, but the home team is "unable" (not able, lacking the ability) to win without their star player.
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