• 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

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