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1.
to encourage bad behavior, habits, etc.
Erin's parents enable her and her brother by giving them cigarettes just after he had just quit smoking. If you're a smoker or have other addictions and have parents like hers, don't count on quitting because they will just lure you back into your old addictions.
by Karen Stickney May 20, 2007
 
2.
to shit on someone with a large dose of self esteem.

modern, fits category of politically correct, or newspeak
Boss: I'm going to enable reps to take collections on cancelled accounts.

All: Yessum
by Jeff Barouch June 28, 2004