empower - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ɪmˈpaʊə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theyempower
he/she/itempowers
present participleempowering
past tenseempowered
past participleempowered
  1. 1
    to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something

    Our goal is to empower everyone on our staff.

derived word

empowerment

noun [uncountable]