Associations to the word «Empower»

Wiktionary

EMPOWER, verb. (transitive) To give permission, power, or the legal right to do something.
EMPOWER, verb. (transitive) To give someone more confidence and/or strength to do something, often by enabling them to increase their control over their own life or situation.

Dictionary definition

EMPOWER, verb. Give or delegate power or authority to; "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers".
EMPOWER, verb. Give qualities or abilities to.

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky