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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. give or delegate power or authority to;
- Example: "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers"
[syn: empower, authorise, authorize]

2. grant authorization or clearance for;
- Example: "Clear the manuscript for publication"
- Example: "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
[syn: authorize, authorise, pass, clear]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

authorise \authorise\ v. 1. grant authorization or clearance for. Same as authorize. Syn: authorize, pass, clear, permit officially. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

authorise v 1: give or delegate power or authority to; "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers" [syn: empower, authorise, authorize] 2: grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography" [syn: authorize, authorise, pass, clear]