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enable
used in A Tale of Two Cities

4 uses
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Definition
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."
  • Pray discuss it with me; pray enable me to see it a little more clearly, and teach me how to be a little more useful.
    2.19 — An Opinion (43% in)
  • It would not enable Her to go to see him.
    3.9 — The Game Made (26% in)
  • First," he put his hand in his coat, and took another paper from it, "that is the certificate which enables me to pass out of this city.
    3.12 — Darkness (69% in)
  • It is a similar certificate, enabling him and his daughter and her child, at any time, to pass the barrier and the frontier!
    3.12 — Darkness (72% in)

There are no more uses of "enable" in A Tale of Two Cities.

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