verb (used with object), au·thor·ized, au·thor·iz·ing.
- authority control,
- authority figure,
- authority file,
- authorized capital,
- authorized version,
Origin of authorize
Examples from the Web for reauthorize
Many advocates want those changed, adjusted, or bolstered, and the only way to do that is to open up the bill and reauthorize it.To GOP Congress, as Usual, It’s Welfare on the Chopping Block|Monica Potts|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ex-Im funding will now be temporarily extended, and then the GOP will figure out a way to reauthorize it for another few years.
In 2012, he voted to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, one of the purest excresences of crony capitalism imaginable.After Cochran’s Win: Red-State Socialism Must Be Stopped!|Nick Gillespie|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So why reauthorize the VRA now, and why should Eric Cantor be the driving force?Eric Cantor’s Last, Legacy-Burnishing Task: Update the VRA|Ron Christie|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The solution is simple: add another line to the continuing resolution to reauthorize the Iraqi Special Immigrant Visa program.Unless Congress Acts Time Is Out for Iraqi Allies Waiting on Visas|Peter Meijer|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"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.