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authorize

see definition of authorize
  • verbgive power or control
  • verbpermit, allow
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Synonyms for authorize

verb give power or control
  • empower
  • enable
  • entitle
  • license
  • okay
  • accredit
  • bless
  • commission
  • invest
  • vest
  • give authority
  • give the go-ahead
  • give the green light
  • give the word
  • rubber-stamp
  • say the word

Antonyms for authorize

  • refuse
  • reject
  • deny
  • disapprove
  • disallow
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to authorize

OK

verb. permit

OK'd

verb. permit

accredit

verb. give authorization or control

administer

verb. dispense something needed

administered

verb. dispense something needed

administering

verb. dispense something needed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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