What does the word enable mean?

Usage examples for enable

  1. It was a condition, however, in which everything was to be found that could enable them to live to Nature, and, if so they pleased, to live to virtue and to honor. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. Notice how necessary action is here to enable the reader to interpret the meaning of this to the audience. – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  3. My experience in West Indian matters- after three years in the Department- will enable me to lay it out for you at nine per cent. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen