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Synonyms for empower
ɛmˈpaʊ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. empower, authorise, authorize(verb)

    give or delegate power or authority to

    "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers"

    invest, authorise, endue, authorize, endow, pass, indue, clear, gift

  2. endow, indue, gift, empower, invest, endue(verb)

    give qualities or abilities to

    vest, put, endue, induct, adorn, authorize, place, clothe, enthrone, dower, endow, invest, present, gift, give, indue, commit, authorise, seat


  1. empower(verb)

    let, inspire, permit, allow

    ban, prohibit, dishearten, disempower, disspirit, forbid, bar

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. empower

    allow, authorize, command, consent to, direct, enjoin, give consent, give leave, give permission, let, license, order, permit, put up with, require, sanction, suffer, tolerate, warrant

    debar, disallow, forbid, hinder, inhibit, interdict, preclude, prevent, prohibit

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. empower

    enable, commission, encourage, qualify, delegate, warrant, sanction, direct, authorize

    hinder, prevent, discourage, disable, disqualify

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. empower(v. a.)

    authorize, commission, warrant, qualify, give authority to

  2. empower(v. a.)

    enable, make able

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    empowering, empowerment, enable, authorize, authorized

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