Enable

En*a"ble

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enabled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Enabling (?).] 1. To give strength or ability to; to make firm and strong. [Obs.] "Who hath enabled me." 1 Tim. i. 12.
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Receive the Holy Ghost, said Christ to his apostles, when he enabled them with priestly power.
Jer. Taylor.
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2. 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.
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Temperance gives Nature her full play, and enables her to exert herself in all her force and vigor.
Addison.
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