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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. one chap's arbitrary assertion;

2. an authoritative declaration;
[syn: pronouncement, dictum, say-so]

3. the power or right to give orders or make decisions;
- Example: "he has the authority to issue warrants"
- Example: "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"
- Example: "a place of potency in the state"
[syn: authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-so]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

say-so n 1: one chap's arbitrary assertion 2: an authoritative declaration [syn: pronouncement, dictum, say-so] 3: the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state" [syn: authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-so]