Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb empower

2 senses of empower

Sense 1
empower, authorise, authorize -- (give or delegate power or authority to; "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers")
       => appoint, charge -- (assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance")

Sense 2
endow, indue, gift, empower, invest, endue -- (give qualities or abilities to)
       => enable -- (render capable or able for some task; "This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street"; "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain")

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