Another word for authorize
authorize accredit commission empower licenseSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to give someone the authority to act: authorized her partner to negotiate on her behalf; a representative who was accredited by his government; commissioned the real-estate agent to purchase the house; was empowered to make decisions during the president's absence; a pharmacist licensed to practice in two states.
Another word for authorizeverb
To give authority to:accredit, commission, empower, enable, entitle, license, qualify. See allow
To give one's consent to:allow, approbate, approve, consent, endorse, let, permit, sanction. (Informal) OK. See allow