Definition of authorize in English:
Give official permission for or approval to (an undertaking or agent): the government authorized further aircraft production [with object and infinitive]: the troops were authorized to use force
More example sentences
- The broker then authorizes his agents in the United States to pay for the goods the importers have ordered.
- Francis authorized the stadium official at the scene to allow the game to proceed.
- Congress argued about and approved a resolution authorizing war.
give permission for, permit, sanction, allow, agree to, approve, give one's consent/assent to, consent to, assent to, accede to, countenance;
North American rare approbate
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