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verb (abl, ing)
  1. (transitive) (obsolete) To make capable; to enable; to strengthen.
  2. (transitive) (obsolete) To vouch for.
    • I"ll "em. — Shakespeare, King Lear, IV-vi
Translations: 
  • Dutch: in staat stellen (tot)
adjective (abl, er)
  1. (dated) healthy, Healthy.
After the past week of forced marches, only half the men are fully .
  1. Not prevented from; permitted to; having the power or capacity to.
With that obstacle removed, I am now to proceed with my plan.
I"m only to visit you when I have other work here.
I"ll see you as soon as I"m .
  1. skillful, Skillful.
The chairman was also an sailor.
  1. Legally qualified or competent.
In most states, such a person is not to inherit property.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: competent, handig, bedreven
  • German: kompetent
  • Spanish: competente
  • French: habilité
Etymology: From habile, from habilis, from habere "to hold".


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