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.
Origin of habilitate
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Related Words for habilitationtalent, competence, quality, ability, stature, gift, faculty, dignity, strength, force, constitution, power, nature, essence, merit, value, capability, appetency, virtue, distinction
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Historical Examples of 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
(tr) mainly Western US to equip and finance (a mine)
(intr) to qualify for office
(tr) archaic to clothe
Word Origin for habilitate
C17: from Medieval Latin habilitāre to make fit, from Latin habilitās aptness, readiness; see ability
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