empower (empowers, present participle empowering; past and past participle empowered)

  1. (transitive) To give permission, power, or the legal right to do something.
  2. (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.
    John found that starting up his own business empowered him greatly in social situations.
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