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Another word for authorize

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Verb
  1. To give authority to

      1. To make competent or eligible for an office, position, or task:
      2. To declare competent or capable, as to practice a profession; certify:
      3. To render deserving of a descriptor by having or enumerating certain necessary characteristics:
      1. Official or legal permission to engage in a regulated activity:
      2. A document, card, plate, or tag that is issued as proof of official or legal permission:
      3. A contract allowing someone to use a proprietary product or service:
      1. To give a name or title to.
      2. To furnish with a right or claim to something:
      1. To supply with the means, knowledge, or opportunity (to do something); make able:
      2. To make feasible or possible:
      3. To give legal power, capacity, or sanction to:
      1. To invest with power, especially legal power or official authority.
      2. To equip or supply with an ability; enable:
      1. The act of granting certain powers or the authority to carry out a particular task or duty.
      2. The authority so granted.
      3. The matter or task so authorized:
      1. To ascribe or attribute (something) to someone:
      2. To give credit to:
      3. To certify as meeting prescribed standards or requirements, as of a profession:
    See also:

    allow

  2. To give one's consent to

      1. Satisfactory or agreeable; acceptable:
      2. Correct:
      3. Barely satisfactory; mediocre:
      1. Authoritative permission or approval that makes a course of action valid.
      2. Support or encouragement, as from public opinion or established custom.
      3. A consideration, influence, or principle that dictates an ethical choice.
      1. To allow the doing of (something); consent to:
      2. To grant consent or leave to (someone); authorize:
      3. To afford opportunity or possibility for:
      1. To give permission or opportunity to; allow:
      2. To cause to; make:
      3. Used as an auxiliary in the imperative to express a command, request, or proposal:
      1. To express approval of or give support to, especially by public statement; sanction:
      2. To recommend (a product), often in exchange for payment, as in an advertisement.
      3. To write one's signature on the back of (a check) to obtain the amount payable or to make the amount payable available to a third party or to the bearer.
      1. To give assent, as to the proposal of another; agree:
      2. To be of the same mind or opinion.
      3. Acceptance or approval of what is planned or done by another; acquiescence.
      1. To consent to officially or formally; confirm or sanction:
      2. To consider right or good:
      3. To prove or attest.
      1. To sanction officially; authorize.
      1. To let do or happen; permit:
      2. To permit the presence of:
      3. To permit to have:
    See also:

    allow

Another word for authorize

Verb
      1. To give a name or title to.
      2. To furnish with a right or claim to something:
      1. Authoritative permission or approval that makes a course of action valid.
      2. Support or encouragement, as from public opinion or established custom.
      3. A consideration, influence, or principle that dictates an ethical choice.
      1. The act of granting certain powers or the authority to carry out a particular task or duty.
      2. The authority so granted.
      3. The matter or task so authorized:
      1. To invest with power, especially legal power or official authority.
      2. To equip or supply with an ability; enable: