I did not authorise, nor was I aware of, phone hacking under my editorship.
To authorise the Prince to accept the government of another State.
Do you authorise me to speak—a little—as if I have an interest?
He represented to the Earl of Kilmarnock, that the rules of war did not authorise the outrage which was contemplated.
It was at the time when the Chamber was asked to authorise the issue of lottery stock.
Parliament alone could authorise the representation of this production.
And remember also that I do not authorise you in any way to resume this conversation.
Then will you authorise me to give the necessary orders so your carriage and servants will be ready at that hour?
I will gladly do so,” said Dr. Martin, “if Mr. and Mrs. Fairfield authorise it.
We know really nothing about primitive man, there is not sufficient evidence to authorise conjectures.
"give formal approval to," late 14c., autorisen, from Old French autoriser "authorize, give authority to" (12c.), from Medieval Latin auctorizare, from auctor (see author (n.)). Modern spelling from 16c. Related: Authorized; authorizing.