• WordNet 3.6
    • v authorise grant authorization or clearance for "Clear the manuscript for publication","The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
    • v authorise give or delegate power or authority to "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Authorise to give authority to: to sanction: to permit: to justify: to establish by authority
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Through Fr. from L. auctoraugēre, auctum, to cause things to increase, to produce.


In literature:

He was one of the translators of the Authorised Version.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Gloucester [2nd ed.]" by H. J. L. J. Massé
Was it safe to teach the Bible without the safeguard of authorised interpretation?
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
Mr Monroe, if Julius will not go quietly, I authorise you to use such force as may be necessary to compel him to go.
"The First Mate" by Harry Collingwood
Will you authorise me?
"Fair Margaret" by Francis Marion Crawford
Whatever you do, or desire to do, about the play, I fully authorise beforehand.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
By 1896 eighteen authorised editions had made their appearance.
"A Bibliography of the writings in Prose and Verse of George Henry Borrow" by Thomas J. Wise
I am sensible of the impropriety of these expressions, but M. de Reaumur in some respect authorises them.
"New observations on the natural history of bees" by Francis Huber
They were sanctioned by the magistrate, who authorised their excesses, in conformity with the King's will.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
Joseph was present, and disregarding the counsels of Jourdan, his proper military adviser, authorised Victor to assume the offensive.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
The New and Revised Edition of "Technics of Violin Playing," issued by THE STRAD, is the only authorised edition of my work.
"The Repairing & Restoration of Violins" by Horace Petherick
Peter Pan authorises me to say that you shall all be paid sixpence a day.
"Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens" by J. M. Barrie
Peter Pan authorises me to say that you shall all be paid sixpence a day.
"Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens" by J. M. Barrie
Two authorised forms of Courts-Martial existed to deal with offences committed on active service.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
The New and Revised Edition of "Technics of Violin Playing," issued by THE STRAD, is the only authorised edition of my work.
"Violin Making" by Walter H. Mayson
He had submitted a bill for the amount to the Board, but the Board declined to pay it as they had not authorised the expenditure.
"McGill and its Story, 1821-1921" by Cyrus Macmillan
But then, was it a compromise authorised by the Prince?
"Hurricane Island" by H. B. Marriott Watson
But it almost appears as though he did not fully trust this authorisation.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)" by Leopold von Ranke
Sir Thomas wrote of it with as much decision as experience and anxiety could authorise.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
But I authorise you to take any measures, any measures to save him from his own folly.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
From the authorised translations of the Bible, Welsh and English.
"Notes and Queries, Number 238, May 20, 1854" by Various

In poetry:

Here join the law and gospel hands,
What this me teaches, that commands;
What virtuous forms the gospel please,
The same the law doth authorise.
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. II." by Ralph Erskine

In news:

ExecuJet Africa Signs Authorised Service Centre Agreement with Saab.
Cefic condemns trade union Reach authorisation list.
As a result, when an Ulster Division was authorised, it became the 36th Division.
WRAPUP 4-Israel authorises more reservists after rockets target cities.
WRAPUP 3-Israel authorises more reservists after rockets target cities.

In science:

Subrahmanian. A Logical Language for Expressing Authorisations. in IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. 1997. N.
A Community Authorization Service for Group Collaboration
Authorised access is supported for data within the proprietary access period.
Data storage, processing and visualisation for the ATCA
In the future we plan to replace this authentication and authorisation method with a streamlined system that links the new ATNF proposal system, OPAL8 , and its authentication database to the ATOA.
Data storage, processing and visualisation for the ATCA
Since verification of hybrid systems is undecidable in the general case , any verification tool must restrict to some decidable class of real-time systems, or must be authorised to diverge for some systems.
Verification of Timed Automata Using Rewrite Rules and Strategies
Defense in depth involves layering “defensive” code (such as authorisation checks, resource-scoping code, and input/outputencoding) around the system, with the goal of stopping an attacker who has circumvented n layers at layer n + 1.
Functional Programming and Security
Some features of the functional paradigm lend themselves to this easily: for example, the fact that data is immutable makes it extraordinarily difficult for an attacker to modify a “shared” resource (such as a path to “authorised” plugin ob jects), since there are no mutable shared resources.
Functional Programming and Security
If the sum to be transferred is sufficiently large this transaction must be authorised by three senior tellers or two vice-presidents.
Roughly Weighted Hierarchical Simple Games
However, two senior tellers and a vice-president can also authorise the transaction.
Roughly Weighted Hierarchical Simple Games
A secret sharing scheme (Simmons, 1990; Stinson, 1992) stipulates that certain coalitions of users are authorised to know the secret while others are not.
Roughly Weighted Hierarchical Simple Games
It is also required that if a coalition is authorised, then any larger coalition is authorised too.
Roughly Weighted Hierarchical Simple Games
He was certainly a privateer, which was legal in those times, and he held a Letter of Marque signed by King William III authorising him to attack French and certain other vessels.
Trigonometry of The Gold-Bug
In March 1998 the State Governments of Hamburg and Schleswig–Holstein signed a treaty to jointly prepare all the necessary planning steps and documents for the legal procedure (Planfeststellungsverfahren) which can start immediately after the pro ject authorisation.
TESLA Technical Design Report Part I: Executive Summary
Another recent development relates to IBM’s Assured Execution Environment (AXE) project which is designed to police every program run on the system and denies access to everything which is not specifically authorised.
Will the Butterfly Cipher keep your Network Data secure? Developments in Computer Encryption
The maximum authorised muon flux is 2 · 108 muons per SPS cycle, the limitation being imposed by radioprotection guidelines.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
When the copy to tape of a given file is confirmed, its deletion is then authorised and takes place when the space in the event builder disk is running low.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN