enable


enable

verb

Definition of ENABLE

1
to make able or possible <my new glasses enable me to read the fine print>
Synonyms allow, empower, let, permit
Related Words fit, habilitate, prepare, qualify, ready; approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; condition, equip
Antonyms prevent
2
to give official or legal power to <a law that would enable the authorities to use wiretaps without obtaining court orders>
Antonyms disqualify

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