used in To Kill a Mockingbird
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to make possible
in various senses, including:
- to give someone the ability, knowledge, or authority to do something — as in "The study will enable an informed discussion."
- to activate a computer system for use — as in "You can enable the feature in the Settings Page."
- to permit someone to repeat bad behavior, so they reinforce the bad pattern — as in "I don't want to enable her drug addiction."
- When enough years had gone by to enable us to look back on them, we sometimes discussed the events leading to his accident.
enable = make it possible for
- A few more details, enabling the listener to repeat his version in turn, then nothing to talk about until The Maycomb Tribune appeared the following Thursday.
enabling = making it possible for
There are no more uses of "enable" in To Kill a Mockingbird.