Definition of Habilitate

1. Verb. Qualify for teaching at a university in Europe. "He habilitated after his sabbatical at a prestigious American university"

Generic synonyms: Dispose, Qualify



2. Verb. Provide with clothes or put clothes on. "Parents must feed and dress their child"

Definition of Habilitate

1. a. Qualified or entitled.

2. v. t. To fit out; to equip; to qualify; to entitle.

Definition of Habilitate

1. Verb. ''European institutions of higher education:'' To qualify as an instructor or professor. Usually associated with defense of a dissertation or similar project. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Habilitate

1. [v -TATED, -TATING, -TATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Habilitate

haberdashes
haberdashing
haberdine
haberdines
habergeon
habergeons
haberlea
haberleas
habilatory
habile
habiliment
habilimented
habiliments
habiline
habilines
habilitate (current term)
habilitated
habilitates
habilitating
habilitation
habilitations
habilitative
habilities
hability
habit
habit-forming
habit chorea
habit scoliosis
habit spasm
habit tic

Literary usage of Habilitate

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1. A New French and English Dictionary in Two Parts by William Cobbett (1833)
"to habilitate, (¡moite) to qualify, to capacitate, to enable, to entitle. HABILLAGE, «m. (with cooks) dressing, trussing. HABILLEMENT, SM. habiliment ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
".те attainted, and thereby not le- L'all, nor habilitate to serue in Parliament. Bacon, Hist Hen. VII., p. 12. habilitation (hâ-bil-ità'shon), «. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"To habilitate, (ha-bil'-e-tate) ». a. To qualify ; to entitle. habilitate, (ha-bil'-e-tate) a. Qualified ; entitled. HABILITATION, (ha-bil-e-ta'-shun) ni ..."

4. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto by Antonio Vieyra, Jacinto Dias do Canto (1827)
"with the trees over which they self, to habilitate one self. woods, supposed, by the an- Habitante, sm inhabitant ; presided. idem, part, of Habitar. ..."

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