HyperDic: empower

English > 2 senses of the word empower:
VERBsocialempower, authorise, authorizegive or delegate power or authority to
socialempower, endow, indue, gift, invest, enduegive qualities or abilities to
empower > pronunciation
Soundsihmpaw'er
Rhymesbellflower ... willpower: 32 rhymes with awer...
English > empower: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningGive or delegate power or authority to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Synonymsauthorise, authorize
NarrowerentitleGive the right to
sanctionGive authority or permission to
Broaderappoint, chargeAssign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
Spanishautorizar, empoderar, facultar
Catalanautoritzar, facultar
Nounsempowermentthe act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
English > empower: 2 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningGive qualities or abilities to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Synonymsendow, indue, gift, invest, endue
Narrowercoverinvest with a large or excessive amount of something
BroaderenableRender capable or able for some task
Spanishdotar, invertir, investir
Catalandotar, invertir, investir

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