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English adjective: authorized

1. authorized endowed with authority


Synonymsauthorised


Similaraccredited, approved, canonised, canonized, commissioned, empowered, glorified, licenced, licensed, sanctioned, sceptered, sceptred


See alsolawful, legitimate, official


Attributeauthorisation, authorization, mandate


Antonymsunauthorised, unauthorized

2. authorized sanctioned by established authority


SamplesAn authoritative communique.
The authorized biography.


Synonymsauthorised, authoritative


Similarofficial


Antonymsunofficial









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