Synonyms for authorizes:
validates, underwrites, ratifies, certifies, authenticates, sanctions, consents, affirms, confirms, endorses, accepts, Permits, approves, assents.
names, consigns, entrusts, delegates, assigns, appoints, Charges.
rouses, enforces, invigorates, strengthens, energizes.
influences, sways, leads, commands, predominates, controls, empowers, Affects, pressures, powers, Biases, masters, Prejudices, motivates.
Usage examples for authorizes:
- That an individual or corporation borrowing possesses no power to annex to his evidences of indebtedness any quality by which the holder will be enabled to change his contracts with third parties, strangers to the loan, is admitted; but it is contended that congress possesses such power because, in addition to the express power to borrow money, there is a clause in the constitution which authorizes congress to make all laws " necessary and proper" for the execution of the powers enumerated. - "Monopolies and the People", D. C. Cloud.
- But this bill authorizes the officers of the Freedmen's Bureau to buy homes for white people and for black people only upon the ground that they are dependent. - "History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States", Wiliam H. Barnes.