invest empower

invest empower
index entrust

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • invest — in·vest 1 /in vest/ vt [Medieval Latin investire, from Latin, to clothe, from in in + vestis garment] 1: to install in an office or position 2 a: to furnish with or formally grant power or authority b: to grant someone control or authority over:… …   Law dictionary

  • empower — em·pow·er /im pau̇ ər/ vt: to give official authority or legal power to no branch of government should be empower ed unilaterally to impose a serious penalty L. H. Tribe Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • invest — [v1] contribute money to make money advance, back, bankroll, buy into, buy stock, devote, endow, endue, entrust, get into, go in for, imbue, infuse, lay out, lend, loan, pick up the tab*, plow back into*, plunge, provide, put in, put up dough*,… …   New thesaurus

  • empower — [v] authorize, enable accredit, allow, capacitate, charge, commission, delegate, entitle, entrust, grant, invest, legitimize, license, okay, permit, privilege, qualify, sanction, vest, warrant; concepts 50,88 Ant. disenfranchise, refuse, reject,… …   New thesaurus

  • invest the power — index charge (empower) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • invest with authoritative power — index charge (empower), delegate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • empower — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. enable, endow, invest; authorize, license, commission. See permission, power. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. grant, authorize, enable, permit; see allow 1 , approve 1 , commission , enable . III …   English dictionary for students

  • invest — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, afford, allot, anoint, apparel, arm, array, attire, authorize, base, bedeck, bedrape, beleaguer, bequeath, beset, besiege, bless with, blockade, box, budget, build, build in, bundle up, buy in, buy into,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • invest — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. endue, endow, clothe, array; surround, hem in, besiege, beleaguer; install, induct; dress, adorn; confer; spend. See clothing, power, commission, attack, purchase. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. put money… …   English dictionary for students

  • empower — Synonyms and related words: accredit, arm, assign, authorize, certificate, certify, charge, charter, clothe, clothe with power, commission, commit, consign, delegate, depute, deputize, detach, detail, devolute, devolve, devolve upon, enable,… …   Moby Thesaurus