Definition of "authorized" []

  • Officially permitted or empowered (adjective)
  • Explicitly allowed. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Simple past tense and past participle of authorize. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "authorized" in a sentence
  • "Picard considered how many meanings rode behind the word authorized."
  • "The report also sheds little new light on the most troubling part of Sino-Forest's business model: its reliance on what it calls "authorized intermediaries" - local partners that Muddy Waters and sources interviewed by The Globe and Mail during its own months-long investigation suggest may not be arms-length from the company itself."
  • "Our faith tells us that what you authorized is an absolute evil."