Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: authorize
IPA transcription: ['ɔθɚ,aɪz]
Pronunciations of authorize
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: authorize, authorise, pass, clear
    Meaning: grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
Usage examples
  • And if Congress itself can not do this--if it is beyond the powers conferred on the Federal Government--it will be admitted, we presume, that it could not authorize a territorial government to exercise them.
  • Symptoms of relaxation in some of the leaders authorize a gleam of hope if you do well, but certainly I think not otherwise." Virginia justified his hopes by a majority of 89 against 79 for ratification (June 25, 1788).
  • When the leaves of black and green tea are expanded by hot water, and examined by the botanist, though a difference of character is perceived, yet this is not sufficient to authorize considering them as distinct species.
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