verb (used with object), en·fran·chised, en·fran·chis·ing.
Origin of enfranchise
Related formsen·fran·chise·ment [en-fran-chahyz-muh nt, -chiz-] /ɛnˈfræn tʃaɪz mənt, -tʃɪz-/, nounen·fran·chis·er, nounun·en·fran·chised, adjective
Examples from the Web for enfranchise
Of the two it would be better to disfranchise the soldiers and enfranchise the mothers.
The Republican press was equally hostile to the proposition to enfranchise women.The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2)|Ida Husted Harper
"Death alone can enfranchise them from their servitude," has said Para-Brahma.The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ|Nicolas Notovitch
He would support a bill to disfranchise Dudley, and support another to enfranchise Old Sarum.
The speech was against Senator Wilson's bill to enfranchise the women of the territories.