Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun authorisation

4 senses of authorisation

Sense 1
mandate, authorization, authorisation -- (a document giving an official instruction or command)
       => legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument -- ((law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right)

Sense 2
authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-so -- (the power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state")
       => control -- (power to direct or determine; "under control")

Sense 3
authority, authorization, authorisation, sanction -- (official permission or approval; "authority for the program was renewed several times")
       => permission -- (approval to do something; "he asked permission to leave")

Sense 4
authorization, authorisation, empowerment -- (the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant)
       => management, direction -- (the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?")

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