Associations to the word «Authorize»


AUTHORIZE, verb. (transitive) To grant (someone) the permission or power necessary to do (something).
AUTHORIZE, verb. (transitive) To permit (something), to sanction or consent to (something).

Dictionary definition

AUTHORIZE, verb. Grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography".
AUTHORIZE, verb. Give or delegate power or authority to; "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy