Synonyms and Antonyms of empower
1 to give official or legal power to the federal agency empowered to collect taxes Synonyms of empower accredit, certify, charter [British], commission, authorize, enable, invest, license (also licence), qualify, vest, warrantWords Related to empower approve, clear, credential, endorse (also indorse), OK (or okay), sanction; affirm, confirm, validate; inaugurate, induct, initiate, install, instate, swear in; allow, let, permit; enfranchise, entitle, privilegeNear Antonyms of empower ban, bar, block, constrain, deny, disallow, disbar, discourage, disenfranchise, disfranchise, exclude, hinder, hold back, impede, inhibit, obstruct, prevent, shut out, stop; enjoin, forbid, interdict, outlaw, prohibit, proscribe, vetoAntonyms of empower disqualify
2 to make able or possible workshops in financial management to empower workers to plan for their retirement Synonyms of empower allow, enable, let, permitWords Related to empower fit, habilitate, prepare, qualify, ready; approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; condition, equipNear Antonyms of empower inhibit, preclude; disallow, enjoin, forbid, prohibitAntonyms of empower prevent
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