[ aw-thuh-rahyzd ]
/ ˈɔ θəˌraɪzd /


given or endowed with authority: an authorized agent.
duly sanctioned.

Origin of authorized

Related formsqua·si-au·thor·ized, adjectiveself-au·thor·ized, adjectiveun·au·thor·ized, adjectivewell-au·thor·ized, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for self-authorized

  • From every self-authorized centre of civic virtue in which a type-writer is at work, the stream proceeds.