Impower vs. Empower
Which is correct: Impower or Empower
How to spell Empower?
Impower is Incorrect
Empower is Correct
Impower and Empower Definitions
Archaic form of empower
To invest with power, especially legal power or official authority.
To equip or supply with an ability; enable
"Computers ... empower students to become intellectual explorers" (Edward B. Fiske).
(transitive) To give permission, power, or the legal right to do something.
(transitive) 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.
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.
To give moral or physical power, faculties, or abilities to.
To enable or permit; to give more opportunity for independent action.
Give or delegate power or authority to;
She authorized her assistant to sign the papers
Give qualities or abilities to