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Definition 1: grant authorization or clearance for - [verb of communication]

Samples where authorise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Clear the manuscript for publication
  • The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography

Synonyms for authorise in the sense of this definition

(authorise is a kind of ...) consent to, give permission

"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband" "I won't let the police search her basement" "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

(... is a kind of authorise ) approve or sanction officially

(... is a kind of authorise ) authorize by certificate

(... is a kind of authorise ) give sanction to

"I approve of his educational policies"

(... is a kind of authorise ) authorize payments of

"declare dividends"

(... is a kind of authorise ) authorize officially

"I am licensed to practice law in this state"

(... is a kind of authorise ) charge with a task

(... is a kind of authorise ) declare or make legally valid

Samples where authorise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers

Synonyms for authorise in the sense of this definition

(authorise is a kind of ...) assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to

"He was appointed deputy manager" "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"

(... is a kind of authorise ) give the right to

"The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file"

(... is a kind of authorise ) give authority or permission to

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