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ha·bil·i·tate

 (hə-bĭl′ĭ-tāt′)
v. ha·bil·i·tat·ed, ha·bil·i·tat·ing, ha·bil·i·tates
v.tr.
1. To clothe.
2. To fit out or equip (a mine) for operation.
3. Obsolete To impart an ability or capacity to.
v.intr.
To qualify oneself for a post or office.

[Medieval Latin habilitāre, habilitāt-, to enable, from Latin habilis, able; see habile.]

ha·bil′i·ta′tion n.

habilitate

(həˈbɪlɪˌteɪt)
vb
1. (Mining & Quarrying) (tr) chiefly Western US to equip and finance (a mine)
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (intr) to qualify for office
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (tr) archaic to clothe
[C17: from Medieval Latin habilitāre to make fit, from Latin habilitās aptness, readiness; see ability]
haˌbiliˈtation n
haˈbiliˌtator n

ha•bil•i•tate

(həˈbɪl ɪˌteɪt)

v. -tat•ed, -tat•ing. v.t.
1. to clothe or dress.
2. to make fit.
v.i.
3. to become fit.
[1595–1605; < Medieval Latin habilitātus, past participle of habilitāre to make fit. See ability, -ate1]
ha•bil`i•ta′tion, n.
ha•bil′i•ta`tive, adj.
ha•bil′i•ta`tor, n.

habilitate


Past participle: habilitated
Gerund: habilitating

Imperative
habilitate
habilitate
Present
I habilitate
you habilitate
he/she/it habilitates
we habilitate
you habilitate
they habilitate
Preterite
I habilitated
you habilitated
he/she/it habilitated
we habilitated
you habilitated
they habilitated
Present Continuous
I am habilitating
you are habilitating
he/she/it is habilitating
we are habilitating
you are habilitating
they are habilitating
Present Perfect
I have habilitated
you have habilitated
he/she/it has habilitated
we have habilitated
you have habilitated
they have habilitated
Past Continuous
I was habilitating
you were habilitating
he/she/it was habilitating
we were habilitating
you were habilitating
they were habilitating
Past Perfect
I had habilitated
you had habilitated
he/she/it had habilitated
we had habilitated
you had habilitated
they had habilitated
Future
I will habilitate
you will habilitate
he/she/it will habilitate
we will habilitate
you will habilitate
they will habilitate
Future Perfect
I will have habilitated
you will have habilitated
he/she/it will have habilitated
we will have habilitated
you will have habilitated
they will have habilitated
Future Continuous
I will be habilitating
you will be habilitating
he/she/it will be habilitating
we will be habilitating
you will be habilitating
they will be habilitating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been habilitating
you have been habilitating
he/she/it has been habilitating
we have been habilitating
you have been habilitating
they have been habilitating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been habilitating
you will have been habilitating
he/she/it will have been habilitating
we will have been habilitating
you will have been habilitating
they will have been habilitating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been habilitating
you had been habilitating
he/she/it had been habilitating
we had been habilitating
you had been habilitating
they had been habilitating
Conditional
I would habilitate
you would habilitate
he/she/it would habilitate
we would habilitate
you would habilitate
they would habilitate
Past Conditional
I would have habilitated
you would have habilitated
he/she/it would have habilitated
we would have habilitated
you would have habilitated
they would have habilitated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.habilitate - qualify for teaching at a university in Europe; "He habilitated after his sabbatical at a prestigious American university"
qualify, dispose - make fit or prepared; "Your education qualifies you for this job"
2.habilitate - provide with clothes or put clothes onhabilitate - provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"
prim out, prim up, prim - dress primly
dress, get dressed - put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
wrap up, cover - clothe, as if for protection from the elements; "cover your head!"
jacket - put a jacket on; "The men were jacketed"
frock - put a frock on
shirt - put a shirt on
habit - put a habit on
vesture - provide or cover with a cloak
overclothe, overdress - dress too warmly; "You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot"
underdress - dress without sufficient warmth; "She was underdressed for the hiking trip and suffered hypothermia"
corset - dress with a corset
shoe - furnish with shoes; "the children were well shoed"
coat - cover or provide with a coat
costume, dress up - dress in a costume; "We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins"
robe, vest - clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes
gown - dress in a gown
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
Translations

habilitate

v. habilitar, equipar.
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