verb (used with object), en·a·bled, en·a·bling.
Examples from the Web for enabler
“Centre County was an enabler to him,” Long wrote in an email to The Daily Beast.
“In many ways I think she functioned as an enabler for the regime,” he says.Asma-al-Assad Comes Out in Support of Syria’s Brutal Regime|Josh Dzieza|February 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was incredibly dedicated to John, extremely loyal, probably spoiled him a little too much, maybe an enabler in some ways.
So when Sadow called Brown an “enabler”—likely meaning that Brown benefitted from the case—he was partly right.
Then you go home and your wife Susan calls you an “enabler.”
But they are mine because they are his, and he is the demander and enabler of love.Weighed and Wanting|George MacDonald
British Dictionary definitions for enabler
Word Origin and History for enabler (1 of 2)
1610s, agent noun from enable.