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adjective as in founding

adjective as in permitting

noun as in engineering

noun as in registration

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A draft U.N. Security Council resolution circulated this week makes no mention of authorizing such a war.

The authorizing legislation for the King family was passed in 2004, with the ceremony a long time coming.

The gold medal is the highest honor Congress bestows, and both houses must pass the authorizing legislation.

By April 17, Warhol had written a letter to the Department of Public Works authorizing that the mural be painted over.

That law being the one authorizing disclosure of “the information you give us” to the IRS.

An act of parliament passed, authorizing the East India company to export their own tea, duty 3d.

He concluded by moving resolutions authorizing him to make the proposed additions to the taxes.

The subject was debated in secret session in Congress, and a bill enacted authorizing their employment.

The English baron who had opposed authorizing a levy, or who had not been present, often refused to pay it.

The only obstacle to our success was the passage of a bill through Parliament authorizing us to occupy the land.


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On this page you'll find 240 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to authorizing, such as: colonizing, endowing, instituting, originating, planting, and setting up.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.