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Meaning of AUTHORIZED

Pronunciation:  'othu`rIzd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  endowed with authority
  2. [adj]  sanctioned by established authority; "an authoritative communique"; "the authorized biography"
 

AUTHORIZED is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: accredited, approved, authorised, authoritative, canonised, canonized, commissioned, empowered, glorified, licenced, licensed, sanctioned, sceptered, sceptred
 
 Antonyms: unauthorised, unauthorized
 
 See Also: lawful, legitimate, official

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Au"thor*ized\, a.
1. Possessed of or endowed with authority; as, an authorized
   agent.

2. Sanctioned by authority.

{The Authorized Version} of the Bible is the English
   translation of the Bible published in 1611 under sanction
   of King James I. It was ``appointed to be read in
   churches,'' and has been the accepted English Bible. The
   Revised Version was published in a complete form in 1855.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absolute, accredited, actionable, applicable, appointed, ascendant, authoritarian, authoritative, autocratic, chartered, clothed with authority, commanding, commissioned, competent, consequential, considerable, constitutional, controlling, delegated, deputized, dominant, duly constituted, eminent, empowered, enfranchised, entitled, ex officio, franchised, governing, great, hegemonic, hegemonistic, imperative, important, influential, judicial, juridical, just, justiciable, kosher, lawful, lawmaking, leading, legal, legislative, legit, legitimate, licensed, licit, mighty, momentous, monocratic, official, patented, potent, powerful, preeminent, prestigious, privileged, prominent, puissant, ranking, rightful, ruling, sanctioned, senior, statutory, substantial, superior, supreme, totalitarian, valid, warranted, weighty, within the law
 

 

 

 

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