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See definition of authorizes on Dictionary.com
  • verbgive power or control
  • verbpermit, allow

synonyms for authorizes

  • 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
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antonyms for authorizes

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  • refuse
  • reject
  • deny
  • disapprove
  • disallow
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How to use authorizes in a sentence

Mr. William Allen White, of Kansas, was present in the office, and authorizes me to state that he substantiates this anecdote.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
The 11th section authorizes the coining of the three cent coin, probably to facilitate the payment of these rates.
HISTORY OF THE POSTAGE STAMPS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAJOHN KERR TIFFANY
Nothing authorizes us to affirm that there may not exist, side by side with us, living, invisible forces.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
A heart that submits to all the obligations of nature has alone the right to profit also by the liberties which it authorizes.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Section 11 of the law authorizes the President to purchase and store and sell wheat and flour, meal, beans, and potatoes.
HARPER'S PICTORIAL LIBRARY OF THE WORLD WAR, VOLUME XIIVARIOUS
The Mosaic law authorizes a father to sell his daughter for a concubine or mistress (euphemistically translated “maid servant”).
THE BIBLEJOHN E. REMSBURG
The Secretary authorizes me to say also that he will send further relief, if possible.
CHARLES SUMNER; HIS COMPLETE WORKS, VOLUME 5 (OF 20)CHARLES SUMNER
But it will be replied, Custom is the legislator of language, and custom authorizes the practice I am reprobating.
DISSERTATION ON THE ENGLISH LANGUAGENOAH WEBSTER, JR.
It does not oblige, but merely authorizes Congress to aid in colonizing such as may consent.
THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME SIXABRAHAM LINCOLN
He authorizes us to thus use His name, and the blessings bestowed are just to the extent that that name prevails with God.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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