[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 (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: give or delegate power or authority to; "She authorized her
assistant to sign the papers" [syn: empower, authorise,
2: grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript
for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this
slanderous biography" [syn: authorize, authorise, pass,