Synonyms of 'authorize'
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in the sense of accredit
to give official recognition to
The degree programme is fully accredited by the Institute of Engineers.
in the sense of allow
to permit someone to do something
Talking amongst yourselves is not allowed.
in the sense of approve
to authorize or agree to
MPs approved the bill by a majority of 97.
go along with,
buy into (informal),
give the go-ahead to (informal),
give the green light to,
O.K. or okay (informal)
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