Meaning: providing legal power or sanction; "an enabling resolution"; "enabling power"
It is a similar certificate, enabling him and his daughter and her child, at any time, to pass the barrier and the frontier!
Every fact and every scrap of knowledge that we can lay hold of is of the utmost importance in enabling us to determine our course.
After renewing its air, the Nautilus stayed at an average depth of fifteen meters, enabling it to return quickly to the surface of the waves.
It crystallized within them certain vague conceptions and brought them to a conscious focus, enabling the young men to turn formless dreams into concrete acts.
The pendulum apparatus, of course, is really a device for enabling a vessel to derive, from the power of the waves which raise her and roll her, an impetus in the desired direction of her course.
The shorter duration of the average voyage made by the sail-and-oil power vessels had the effect of enabling shippers to realise upon the goods carried more speedily than would have been possible under the old system of sail-power alone.