[ huh-bil-i-teyt ]
/ həˈbɪl ɪˌteɪt /
verb (used with object), ha·bil·i·tat·ed, ha·bil·i·tat·ing.
to clothe or dress.
to make fit.
verb (used without object), ha·bil·i·tat·ed, ha·bil·i·tat·ing.
to become fit.
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Origin of habilitate
OTHER WORDS FROM habilitateha·bil·i·ta·tion, nounha·bil·i·ta·tive, adjectiveha·bil·i·ta·tor, noun
Words nearby habilitate
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Example sentences from the Web for habilitation
With such a Society those who undertook this project for the habilitation of criticism would necessarily co-operate and interlock.Mankind in the Making|H. G. Wells
British Dictionary definitions for habilitation
/ (həˈbɪlɪˌteɪt) /
(tr) mainly Western US to equip and finance (a mine)
(intr) to qualify for office
(tr) archaic to clothe
Derived forms of habilitatehabilitation, nounhabilitator, noun
Word Origin for habilitate
C17: from Medieval Latin habilitāre to make fit, from Latin habilitās aptness, readiness; see ability
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