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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb En*a"ble
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  1. To give strength or ability to; to make firm and strong.(Obs)"Who hath enabledme." [1 Tim. i. 12.]"Receive the Holy Ghost, said Christ to his apostles, when he enabled them with priestly power." [Jer. Taylor.]
  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."Temperance gives Nature her full play, and enables her to exert herself in all her force and vigor." [Addison.]
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  1. Render capable or able for some task ("This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street" and "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain")
Wiktionary

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

Fun Facts about the name Enable

  • How unique is the name Enable? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Enable was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Enable: Your name in reverse order is Elbane. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Albnee. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Enable born Jan 27, 2017

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Japan approximately on 1075. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.