Translation of autorizar in English:

autorizar

to authorize, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (acto/manifestación) to authorize
    (aumento/obra/pago) to authorize
    (pago/aumento/obra) to approve
    la película está autorizada para todos los públicos the film has been authorized for general release / passed as suitable for all ages
  • 2

    (firma/documento) to authorize
  • 3

    (persona)
    autorizar a algn a / para + inf
    • eso no te autoriza a / para hablarme de ese modo that doesn't give you the right to talk to me like that
    • el juez lo autorizó a asistir al funeral the judge granted him permission to attend the funeral
    • había sido autorizado para negociar con los acreedores he had been given the authority to / he had been authorized to negotiate with the creditors