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Synonyms for empower
ɛmˈpaʊ ərem·pow·er

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  1. empowerverb

    let, inspire, permit, allow

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

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  1. empower

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

    hinder, prevent, discourage, disable, disqualify

Princeton's WordNet

  1. empower, authorise, authorizeverb

    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, endueverb

    give qualities or abilities to

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

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  1. empowerverb

    authorize, commission, warrant, qualify, give authority to

  2. empowerverb

    enable, make able

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "empower":

    empowering, empowerment, enable, authorize, authorized

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  1. Jeb Bush:

    I will work with Congress to repeal and replace this flawed law with conservative reforms that empower consumers with more choices and control over their health care decisions.

  2. James Clark:

    We've now got to empower them and give them the training necessary to go in, assess the problem and then we can build real time solutions.

  3. Lionel Desclee:

    We also have a longer-term aspiration to list a minority stake of our business in Japan, we believe a Japan listing would empower Seiyu to accelerate the journey of building a strong, innovative local value retailer both in-stores and online, while still enjoying the benefits of being powered by Walmart.

  4. Venu Menon:

    While these symptoms lack specificity they will empower more people to alert EMS, on the flip side, a large proportion of worried well may also clog up limited EMS services if an alarmist approach is taken.

  5. Gretchen Whitmer:

    It may not be the only issue people vote on, but I do think that we want to empower people in this tough economy, the last thing you do is take their health care away from them, take their rights away, and render them not full citizens.

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