English noun: say-so
|1.||say-so (communication) one chap's arbitrary assertion|
|Broader (hypernym)||affirmation, assertion, statement|
|2.||say-so (communication) an authoritative declaration|
|3.||say-so (attribute) the power or right to give orders or make decisions|
|Samples||He has the authority to issue warrants.|
Deputies are given authorization to make arrests.
A place of potency in the state.
|Synonyms||authorisation, authority, authorization, dominance, potency|
|Narrower (hyponym)||carte blanche, command, imperium, lordship, muscle, power of appointment, sovereignty|