verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM empowerem·pow·er·ment, nounun·em·pow·ered, adjective
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I think we are empowering refugees and there will be many more people like me who defect.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State|Lizzie Crocker|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other feminist sites have championed objectifying men in tit-for-tat fashion as empowering women.Full Frontal Disney: Feminism's Nudity Double Standard|Emily Shire|August 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But physical therapy and empowering people with disabilities?Is John Garland Guilty of Teaching While White at Alabama State?|John McWhorter|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He quit his million-dollar gig to, in conjunction with his wife, Eva, become an empowering resource for girls and young women.Our Photoshopping Disorder: The Truth in Advertising Bill Asks Congress to Regulate Deceptive Images|Erin Cunningham|April 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sex, for her, is empowering, and she enjoys the sway she has over men.‘Nymphomaniac,’ Lars von Trier’s Icy Orgy of Sex and Self-Loathing, Bows At Sundance|Marlow Stern|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He brought letters to a London Bank introducing him as the correspondent, and empowering him to draw certain moneys.'The Ivory Gate, a new edition|Walter Besant
Clause 69, empowering Vestries, &c., to compel supply of water to houses.
The first clause in any railway act, empowering the employment of locomotive engines for the working of passenger traffic.Lives of the Engineers|Samuel Smiles
We find, in 1737, a decree granted in favor of Sieur Massie, empowering him to establish a workshop of faience at Limoges.The Ceramic Art|Jennie J. Young
At his request a patent was granted, empowering him to plant and colonize some of the southern districts.Nicotiana|Henry James Meller