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Definition 1: the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for authorization in the sense of this definition

(authorization is a kind of ...) the act of managing something

"he was given overall management of the program" "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"

(... is a kind of authorization ) the act of final authorization

"it had the sanction of the church"

(... is a kind of authorization ) the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

(... is a kind of authorization ) the act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on

(... is a kind of authorization ) the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions

(... is a kind of authorization ) authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions

(... is a kind of authorization ) formal authorization to get a loan (usually from a bank)

(... is a kind of authorization ) routine authorization of an action without questions

Definition 2: the power or right to give orders or make decisions - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • he has the authority to issue warrants
  • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
  • a place of potency in the state

Synonyms for authorization in the sense of this definition

(authorization is a kind of ...) power to direct or determine

"under control"

(... is a kind of authorization ) authority given (in a will or deed) by a donor to a donee to appoint the beneficiaries of the donor's property

(... is a kind of authorization ) complete freedom or authority to act

(... is a kind of authorization ) the power or authority to command

"an admiral in command"

(... is a kind of authorization ) supreme authority; absolute dominion

(... is a kind of authorization ) the authority of a lord

(... is a kind of authorization ) authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way)

"the senators used their muscle to get the party leader to resign"

(... is a kind of authorization ) the authority of a state to govern another state

Definition 3: official permission or approval - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • authority for the program was renewed several times

Synonyms for authorization in the sense of this definition

(authorization is a kind of ...) approval to do something

"he asked permission to leave"

Definition 4: a document giving an official instruction or command - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for authorization in the sense of this definition

(authorization is a kind of ...) (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

(... are attributes of authorization) endowed with authority

(... are attributes of authorization) not endowed with authority

(authorization belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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