• To make somebody able (to do, or to be, something); to give sufficient ability or power to do or to be; to give strength or ability to.
  • To affirm; to make firm and strong.
  • To qualify or approve for some role or position; to render sanction or authorization to; to confirm suitability for.
  • To yield the opportunity or provide the possibility for something; to provide with means, opportunities, and the like.
  • To imply or tacitly confer excuse for an action or a behavior.
  • To put a circuit element into action by supplying a suitable input pulse.
  • To activate, to make operational (especially of a function of an electronic or mechanical device).


  • From Middle English enablen, equivalent to en- + able.

Modern English dictionary

Explore and search massive catalog of over 900,000 word meanings.

Word of the Day

Get a curated memorable word every day.

Challenge yourself

Level up your vocabulary by setting personal goals.

And much more

Try out Vedaist now.