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English verb: enable

1. enable (change) render capable or able for some task

SamplesThis skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street.
The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)empower, endow, endue, equip, gift, indue, invest

Antonymsdisable, disenable, incapacitate

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