Enable - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈneɪbl|  American pronunciation of the word enable
Brit.  |ɪˈneɪb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word 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

Examples

The machine enables us to create copies without losing quality.

The system enables students to access class materials online.

These choices are part of what enabled the company to be successful.

a filing system that enables easy access to information

Be sure to enable your computer's firewall.

The loan enabled Jan to buy the house.

There are plans to enlarge the runway to enable jumbo jets to land.

This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street

The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain

The insect's evolutionary adaptations enable it to be almost invisible even when sitting in the middle of a leaf.

...she just bought a zippy new computer that should enable her to work more efficiently...

We need to record sufficient data to enable definite conclusions to be reached.

The operation should enable Bobby to lead a normal life.

The mission of International House is to enable students of different cultures to live together and build life-long friendships.

Your inner strength will enable you to prevail over life's obstacles.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: enable
he/she/it: enables
present participle: enabling
past tense: enabled
past participle: enabled
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