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To give someone permission to do something - synonyms and related words

permit

verb

to allow someone to do something, or to allow something to happen

allow

verb

to give someone permission to do or have something

approve

verb

to give official agreement or permission to something

tolerate

verb

to allow someone to do something that you do not like or approve of

authorize

verb

to give official permission for something to happen

mandate

verb

to give someone the authority to do something

grant

verb

to allow someone to have or do what they want

empower

verb

to give a person or organization the legal authority to do something

give/get the go-ahead

to give/get permission to do something

say yes

to agree, or to give permission

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