verb (used with object), au·thor·ized, au·thor·iz·ing.
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"He also said convalescent plasma — the treatment the FDA controversially authorized last week — will "save thousands of lives.Trump's big health promises ignore the coronavirus pandemic's reality|Sam Baker|August 28, 2020|Axios
The governor has authorized the deployment of 500 members of the National Guard to Kenosha, doubling the number of troops in the city of 100,000.
FEMA has been authorized to provide up to $44 billion in support, which economists estimate would last just one to two months if paid as intended to millions receiving jobless benefits.There are only 2 states paying Trump’s $300 unemployment benefits so far. Here’s where the rest stand|Lee Clifford|August 25, 2020|Fortune
DraftKings became what’s called an “authorized gaming partner” of Major League Baseball.The Economics of Sports Gambling (Ep. 388 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 20, 2020|Freakonomics
Voters will also weigh in on a measure that asks whether Encinitas should authorize commercial cannabis activities, including retail sales, cultivation and manufacturing.North County Report: What We Know About the November Ballot So Far|Kayla Jimenez|August 5, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The Senate will vote Tuesday on whether to authorize the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.The Pipeline From Hell: There’s No Good Reason to Build Keystone XL|Jack Holmes|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He then called on Congress to authorize a program to train and equip 5,000 rebels per year in Saudi Arabia, which they did.Exclusive: America’s Allies Almost Bombed in Syrian Airstrikes|Josh Rogin|September 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you miss your session, you authorize the app to charge your credit card or PayPal account.4 Science-Backed Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out|DailyBurn|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
President Obama has asked Congress to authorize $500 million to train a new Syrian opposition out of Saudi Arabia.
Obama relied on the September 14 resolution, like Bush, to authorize drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia.Obama’s War in Iraq Marks the Return of the Global War on Terror|Eli Lake|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But this does not authorize the rational psychologist to affirm, from mere conceptions, its permanence beyond life.The Critique of Pure Reason|Immanuel Kant
The law does not authorize municipalities to build houses and none of the communes have acquired land for this purpose.
If his outline is all right, I'm going to authorize him to set up this experiment.The Lani People|J. F. Bone
I return without approval Senate bill No. 61, entitled "An act to authorize the election of women to school offices."
This contract was necessary to authorize them to practice under my privilege.The Invention of Lithography|Alois Senefelder