authorize

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Plain form
authorize

Third-person singular
authorizes

Past tense
authorized

Past participle
authorized

Present participle
authorizing

  1. (transitive) To authorize someone is to give them power or permission.
    I will need to authorize you before you step through that gate.
  2. (transitive) To authorize can be to allow something to be done.