Word of the Day: Empower


em-pow-er / ĕm-pou-ər


1. to grant the power or authority to; to authorize

Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it.

Les Brown, 1945 –

2. to enable; to provide with an ability

Words empower us, move us beyond our suffering, and set us free.

From “An Unspoken Hunger” by Terry Tempest Williams, 1955 –