Empower

Em*pow"er

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Empowered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Empowering.] 1. To give authority to; to delegate power to; to commission; to authorize (having commonly a legal force); as, the Supreme Court is empowered to try and decide cases, civil or criminal; the attorney is empowered to sign an acquittance, and discharge the debtor.
[1913 Webster]

2. To give moral or physical power, faculties, or abilities to. "These eyes . . . empowered to gaze." Keble.
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3. to enable or permit; to give more opportunity for independent action.
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