green-light


verb (used with object), green·-light·ed or green·-lit, green·-light·ing.

to give permission to proceed; authorize: The renovation project was green-lighted by the board of directors.
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Examples from the Web for green-lit

  • The grainy, green-lit night-vision shots on cable TV of fireballs arcing into Afghan targets seemed to fill a need for revenge.

    Will Obama’s Troops Plan Work?|The Daily Beast|June 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
  • P.S.: Joan and Melissa just got green-lit for a reality show for WE about Joan moving in with Melissa, Cooper, and Jason in L.A..

  • Sword in hand, he hurried noiselessly on through a maze of green-lit or shadowy rooms and halls.

    Red Nails|Robert E. Howard
  • They ran through a series of green-lit chambers, traversed a broad hall, and halted before a giant bronze door.

    Red Nails|Robert E. Howard