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1. authorise

verb. give or delegate power or authority to.

Synonyms

  • charge
  • entitle
  • authorize
  • sanction
  • empower

Antonyms

  • lose
  • indistinct
  • unclearness
  • unclear

Etymology

  • -ise (English)
  • -ise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • author (English)
  • autour (Anglo-Norman)

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2. authorise

verb. grant authorization or clearance for.

Synonyms

  • approve
  • clear
  • approbate
  • commission
  • sanction
  • pass
  • permit
  • O.K.
  • authorize
  • certify
  • validate
  • okay
  • countenance
  • licence
  • let
  • license
  • certificate
  • allow
  • declare
  • formalize

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify

Etymology

  • -ise (English)
  • -ise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • author (English)
  • autour (Anglo-Norman)

Sentences with authorise


1. Verb, base form
The person claiming that her signature was forged must prove that the signature was not hers and that she did not authorise the forged signature.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Parents, or other adults of legal age, can open bank accounts in their own names and authorise minors to use their debit cards to access account funds.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
One might be if you enter into a contract where you authorise someone, such as a realtor or agent, to act exclusively on your behalf.

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