enable-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: make something possible, render capable 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.
Computerization should enable us to cut production costs by half.
The new technique will enable surgeons to open and repair the heart.
This law enables the new federal agency.
Can you help me enable the computer's modem?

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: enable.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1