What is another word for Authorizing?

Pronunciation: [ˈɔːθəɹˌa͡ɪzɪŋ] (IPA)

Authorizing is a term that refers to giving permission or approval for something to happen. There are various synonyms of the word authorizing, such as sanctioning, empowering, enabling, certifying, endorsing, accrediting, approving, licensing, granting, legitimizing, ratifying, and validating. Each of these synonyms conveys a slightly different meaning, but they all pertain to the act of permitting or endorsing something. For example, sanctioning suggests that something has been formally approved by an authority, while empowering connotes the idea of giving someone the ability to act or make decisions independently. No matter which synonym is used, however, they all express the idea that something has been approved or permitted by a higher authority.

Synonyms for Authorizing:

What are the paraphrases for Authorizing?

Paraphrases are restatements of text or speech using different words and phrasing to convey the same meaning.
Paraphrases are highlighted according to their relevancy:
- highest relevancy
- medium relevancy
- lowest relevancy

What are the hypernyms for Authorizing?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Authorizing

General Richardson, who commanded the Ulster Force, had issued on July 1st an order Authorizing all Ulster Volunteers to carry arms openly and to resist any attempt at interference.
"John Redmond's Last Years"
Stephen Gwynn
Wrote by return regretting the necessity and suggesting that a line to her bankers, Authorizing them to show us the necklace, would meet the case and save her any personal trouble.
"Max Carrados"
Ernest Bramah
On the 5th December an ordinance was passed, Authorizing the formation of a Hook and Ladder Company, which was the first, last and only attempt to form a Fire Department.
"The History of Peru"
Henry S. Beebe

Word of the Day

involuntary servitude
bondage, captivity, dependency, enslavement, enthrallment, feudalism.