Definitions and translations for "empower"

Definition of empower

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1. To give permission, power, or the legal right to do something.
2. 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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English - English - empower

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v. bestow authority on a person, give power; enable, allow, permit

English - Spanish - empower

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v. facultar, apoderar, autorizar, conceder autorización a

English - French - empower

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v. autoriser, donner plein pouvoir à quelqu'un

English - German - empower

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v. bevollmächtigen, ermächtigen, befähigen

English - Indonesian - empower

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v. menguasakan, memberi kuasa kpd, memberi wewenang, mendaulatkan

English - Italian - empower

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v. autorizzare, dare pieni poteri a; mettere in grado; (Dir) dare la procura a

English - Polish - empower

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v. upoważniać, upełnomocniać, akredytować, umożliwiać, upoważnić, upełnomocnić, umożliwić

English - Portuguese - empower

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v. autorizar; outorgar poder a, dar procuração a

English - Romanian - empower

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v. împuternici, autoriza, acredita, permite

English - Russian - empower

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г. уполномочивать, давать возможность, разрешать

English - Turkish - empower

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f. yetki vermek, izin vermek

English - Ukrainian - empower

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v. дозволяти, уповноважувати

English - Dutch - empower

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ww. machtigen; in staat stellen

English - Greek - empower

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ρήμ. εξουσιοδοτώ

English - Arabic - empower

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‏فوض، وكل، منح سلطة، أعطى سلطات واسعة‏

English - Chinese - empower

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(动) 授权, 准许; 使能够

English - Chinese - empower

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(動) 授權, 准許; 使能夠

English - Hindi - empower

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v. अधिकार देना, सामथ्र्य देना, समर्थ बनाना

English - Japanese - empower

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(動) 権限を与える; 許す

English - Korean - empower

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동. 권능을 부여하다, 권한을 부여하다; .할 수 있도록 하다, 허락하다

English - Vietnamese - empower

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v. cho quyền, ủy quyền
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Synonyms for empower
1. authorize: entitle, sanction, grant, vest, commission, deputise, deputize, license
2. authorise
3. enable: capacitate, permit
Verb forms for empower
Present participle: empowering
Present: empower (3.person: empowers)
Past: empowered
Future: will empower
Present conditional: would empower
Present Perfect: have empowered (3.person: has empowered)
Past Perfect: had empowered
Future Perfect: will have empowered
Past conditional: would have empowered