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Enable vs. Inable

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Enableverb

To give strength or ability to; to make firm and strong.

Inableadjective

Unable, not able.

Enableverb

To make somebody able (to do, or to be, something); to give sufficient power, sanction or authorization to; to provide with abilities, means, opportunities, and the like

Inableverb

To enable.

Enableverb

To make something possible or provide an opportunity for something.

Inableverb

See Enable.

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Enableverb

To allow a way out or excuse for an action.

‘His parents enabled him to go on buying drugs.’;

Enableverb

(electronics) To put a circuit element into action by supplying a suitable input pulse.

Enableverb

To activate, to make operational (especially of a function of a electronical or mechanical device).

Enableverb

To give strength or ability to; to make firm and strong.

‘Receive the Holy Ghost, said Christ to his apostles, when he enabled them with priestly power.’;

Enableverb

To make able (to do, or to be, something); to confer sufficient power upon; to furnish with means, opportunities, and the like; to render competent for; to empower; to endow.

‘Temperance gives Nature her full play, and enables her to exert herself in all her force and vigor.’;

Enableverb

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’;

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