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VERB (2)

1. qualify for teaching at a university in Europe;
- Example: "He habilitated after his sabbatical at a prestigious American university"

2. provide with clothes or put clothes on;
- Example: "Parents must feed and dress their child"
[syn: dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Habilitate \Ha*bil"i*tate\ (h[.a]*b[i^]l"[i^]*t[asl]t), a. [LL. habilitatus, p. p. of habilitare to enable.] Qualified or entitled. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Habilitate \Ha*bil"i*tate\ (h[.a]*b[i^]l"[i^]*t[=a]t), v. t. To fit out; to equip; to qualify; to entitle. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

habilitate v 1: qualify for teaching at a university in Europe; "He habilitated after his sabbatical at a prestigious American university" 2: provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child" [syn: dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel] [ant: discase, disrobe, peel, strip, strip down, uncase, unclothe, undress]