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

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

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

Synonyms for authorize in the sense of this definition

(authorize 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 authorize ) approve or sanction officially

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

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

"I approve of his educational policies"

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

"declare dividends"

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

"I am licensed to practice law in this state"

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

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

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

  • She authorized her assistant to sign the papers

Synonyms for authorize in the sense of this definition

(authorize 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 authorize ) give the right to

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

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

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