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Synonyms for authorize
ˈɔ θəˌraɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. authorize, authorise, pass, clear(verb)

    grant authorization or clearance for

    "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"

    Synonyms:
    run, perish, make, elapse, go past, make pass, lead, top, light up, put across, go by, draw, evanesce, assoil, solve, occur, die, unclutter, clear up, earn, turn over, go, spend, slide by, exculpate, fade, hand, sack up, legislate, happen, egest, empower, authorise, exceed, fleet, pass away, slip away, drop dead, overstep, transcend, gain, make it, return, crystallise, straighten out, discharge, realize, devolve, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, give, fall out, hap, slip by, pull in, go on, sink, eliminate, croak, lapse, enlighten, pass off, net, acquit, give-up the ghost, blow over, take place, crystalise, expire, overhaul, sack, go through, reach, brighten, crystalize, illuminate, communicate, come about, choke, exonerate, pop off, go across, overtake, travel by, glide by, extend, elucidate, decease, take in, fall, pass, pass by, sort out, clear, exit, conk, excrete, buy the farm, crystallize, pass along, bring in, snuff it, go along, surpass, guide, shed light on, realise, pass on

  2. empower, authorise, authorize(verb)

    give or delegate power or authority to

    "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers"

    Synonyms:
    invest, authorise, endue, empower, endow, pass, indue, clear, gift

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. authorize(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    sanction, justify, warrant, legalize, support by authority

  2. authorize(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    empower, commission, permit, allow, give permission to, give leave to, give authority to

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. authorize(v)

    Synonyms:
    empower, commission, sanction, warrant, justify, confirm

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "authorize":

    authorise, authorizing, authorizes, allow, permit, authorized, authorising, authorization, empower, approve, permitting

How to pronounce authorize?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
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How to use authorize in a sentence?

  1. Peter Swire:

    One (court) order would no longer authorize a bulk collection program, whether for telephone metadata or for other purposes.

  2. Matt Zeller:

    It does not authorize any new visas.

  3. Alan Dershowitz:

    And its the Democrats who want to know why there wasnt charges. They want to know what the split was between those who wanted to charge and not charge an obstruction of justice. The law does not authorize that to be released. Dershowitz said Barr can use his discretion when it comes to the release of the Mueller report, but no court should order him to release the entire thing. He also warned that innocent people can fall for perjury traps. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP If an innocent person testifies truthfully and somebody else testifies the other way and if prosecutors choose to believe the other person, youve fallen into a perjury trap.

  4. Robert Redfield:

    Last night, I was proud to sign the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' recommendation to use Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in people 16 and older. This official The CDC recommendation follows Friday's FDA decision to authorize the emergency use of Pfizer's vaccine, as COVID-19 cases continue to surge throughout United States, CDC's recommendation comes at a critical time.

  5. Bob Corker:

    Voting to authorize the use of military force is one of the most important actions Congress can take, and while there will be differences, it is my hope that we will fulfill our constitutional responsibility, and in a bipartisan way, pass an authorization that allows us to confront this serious threat.


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