Impower vs. Empower

By Jaxson

  • Empower (verb)

    To give permission, power, or the legal right to do something.

  • Empower (verb)

    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.”

  • Empower (verb)

    give (someone) the authority or power to do something

    “members are empowered to audit the accounts of limited companies”

  • Empower (verb)

    make (someone) stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life and claiming their rights

    “movements to empower the poor”

Oxford Dictionary

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