Late Latin habilitatus, past participle of habilitare (“to enable”).
habilitate (comparative more habilitate, superlative most habilitate)
- (obsolete) Qualified or entitled.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
habilitate (third-person singular simple present habilitates, present participle habilitating, simple past and past participle habilitated)
- European institutions of higher education: To qualify as an instructor or professor. Usually associated with defense of a dissertation or similar project.
- second-person plural present active imperative of habilitō