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Synonyms and Antonyms of empowerment

  1. the granting of power to perform various acts or duties <the empowerment of her husband to make medical decisions on her behalf is clearly stated in her living will> Synonyms accreditation, authorization, delegation, commission, license (or licence), mandateRelated Words commendation, consignment, entrustment; facilitation, fostering, promotion; commanding, directing, ordering

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