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au·thor·ize

 (ô′thə-rīz′)
tr.v. au·thor·ized, au·thor·iz·ing, au·thor·iz·es
1. To grant authority or power to.
2. To give permission for (something); sanction: the city agency that authorizes construction projects.

[Middle English auctorisen, from Old French autoriser, from Medieval Latin auctōrizāre, from Latin auctor, author; see author.]

au′thor·iz′er n.
Synonyms: authorize, accredit, commission, empower, license
These verbs mean to give someone the authority to act: authorized her partner to negotiate on her behalf; a representative who was accredited by his government; commissioned the real-estate agent to purchase the house; was empowered to make decisions during the president's absence; a pharmacist licensed to practice in two states.

authorized

(ˈɔːθəˌraɪzd) or

authorised

adj
officially permitted or empowered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.authorized - endowed with authorityauthorized - endowed with authority    
lawful - conformable to or allowed by law; "lawful methods of dissent"
legitimate - of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful
official - having official authority or sanction; "official permission"; "an official representative"
unauthorised, unauthorized - not endowed with authority
2.authorized - sanctioned by established authority; "an authoritative communique"; "the authorized biography"
official - having official authority or sanction; "official permission"; "an official representative"

authorized

adjective official, commissioned, approved, licensed, ratified, signed and sealed The application will be processed by one of our authorized agents.
Translations

authorized

[ˈɔːθəraɪzd] ADJautorizado
authorized agentagente mf oficial
authorized biographybiografía f oficial
authorized capital (Comm) → capital m autorizado, capital m escriturado
authorized distributordistribuidor m autorizado
Authorized VersionVersión f Autorizada (de la Biblia)

authorized

adj overdraftbewilligt; person, representative, bankautorisiert, bevollmächtigt; biographyautorisiert; “authorized personnel only”Zutritt nur für Befugte; duly authorized (Jur, Fin) → ordnungsgemäß bevollmächtigt; authorized dealerVertragshändler(in) m(f); authorized signatoryZeichnungsberechtigte(r) mf; authorized signatureUnterschrift feines bevollmächtigten Vertreters
References in classic literature ?
THE SECOND point to be examined is, whether the convention were authorized to frame and propose this mixed Constitution.
Those who maintain the affirmative ought at least to mark the boundary between authorized and usurped innovations; between that degree of change which lies within the compass of ALTERATIONS AND FURTHER PROVISIONS, and that which amounts to a TRANSMUTATION of the government.
But that the objectors may be disarmed of every pretext, it shall be granted for a moment that the convention were neither authorized by their commission, nor justified by circumstances in proposing a Constitution for their country: does it follow that the Constitution ought, for that reason alone, to be rejected?
Miss Bennet was therefore established as a sweet girl, and their brother felt authorized by such commendation to think of her as he chose.
And as by the 16th article of the company's agreement, they were authorized to abandon this undertaking, and dissolve the concern, if before the period of five years it should be found unprofitable, they now formally announced their intention to do so on the 1st day of June, of the ensuing year, unless in the interim they should receive the necessary support and supplies from Mr.
The event which it authorized soon followed: Henry and Catherine were married, the bells rang, and everybody smiled; and, as this took place within a twelvemonth from the first day of their meeting, it will not appear, after all the dreadful delays occasioned by the general's cruelty, that they were essentially hurt by it.
Bagration replied that he was not authorized either to accept or refuse a truce and sent his adjutant to Kutuzov to report the offer he had received.
He acted as her almoner and secretary as well as her steward--distributed her charities, wrote her letters on business, paid her bills, engaged her servants, stocked her wine-cellar, was authorized to borrow books from her library, and was served with his meals in his own room.
Are you authorized by her Majesty to communicate it to me?
Perhaps the only formal whaling code authorized by legislative enactment, was that of Holland.
First Investigation was authorized against Sheladia Associates Pakistan and officials of Sheladia Associates Pakistan and others in construction of 22 kilo meters 'Barang Road' in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
KARACHI -- State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has revised its policy for the authorized dealers regarding foreign exchange services to individuals.