empowered; empowering; empowers
Essential Meaning of empower
1 : to give power to (someone) seeking changes in the workplace that will empower women
2 : to give official authority or legal power to (someone)
Full Definition of empower
1 : to give official authority or legal power to empowered her attorney to act on her behalf
2 : enable sense 1a … nootropic agents empower the lower amounts of acetylcholine in diseased brains to work overtime … — Science News
3 : to promote the self-actualization or influence of The American women's movement has been inspiring and empowering women for nearly 20 years …— Ron Hansen Members of our discipline often envision themselves as agents of social change who try to promote critique of dominant ideologies and empower students to become active participants in the larger political world.— Christy Friend
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