Detailed Translations for enable from English to German


enable verb

  1. enable (permit; make possible)
    – render capable or able for some task 1
  2. enable (turn on)
    – To activate or turn on. 2
    zulassen; aktivieren
    • zulassen verb (lasse zu, läßt zu, ließt zu, zugelassen)
    • aktivieren verb (aktiviere, aktivierst, aktiviert, aktivierte, aktiviertet, aktiviert)

Translation Matrix for enable:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aktivieren enable; turn on activate; arouse; awake; encourage; excite; freshen; generate; reactivate; recover; refresh; rehydrate; revive; rouse; select; stimulate; support
befähigen enable; make possible; permit
instand setzen enable; make possible; permit repair
zulassen enable; turn on accept; admit; allow; authorise; authorize; concede; give one's fiat to; grant; let in; permit; submit to; tolerate
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
in die Lage versetzen enable; make possible; permit

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Related Definitions for "enable":

  1. render capable or able for some task1
    • This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street1
    • The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain1
  2. To activate or turn on.2

Wiktionary Translations for enable:

  1. to allow a way out or excuse for an action
  2. to make able
  3. to give strength or ability to; to make firm and strong
  1. die Voraussetzungen für etwas herstellen
  2. möglich machen