Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who authorizes. Also spelled authoriser.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who authorizes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who, or that which, authorizes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an authority who authorizes (people or actions)

Etymologies

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authorize +‎ -er

Examples

  • What's more, it also needs to line up a new "authorizer," or supervising organization, by the end of the year.

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  • In the aftermath or imminence of nuclear attack his word means launch, his word is law, he has the Gold Codes in the nuclear football that identify him and only him as the ultimate authorizer of Armageddon.

    How the End Begins

  • Take the case of New Covenant Charter School in Albany, which was closed this year by its authorizer, SUNY, for continual poor performance.

    James Merriman: The Case for Closing Schools

  • While the school mounted an aggressive defense at its renewal hearing for why it should remain open, citing the relatively high rate of proficiency -- and put tremendous political and public pressure on SUNY -- the authorizer ultimately decided that New Covenant had not lived up to its promise to provide every student with a high-quality education and voted to close the school.

    James Merriman: The Case for Closing Schools

  • While the school mounted an aggressive defense at its renewal hearing for why it should remain open, citing the relatively high rate of proficiency -- and put tremendous political and public pressure on SUNY -- the authorizer ultimately decided that New Covenant had not lived up to its promise to provide every student with a high-quality education and voted to close the school.

    James Merriman: The Case for Closing Schools

  • The president, the commander-in-chief, is the ultimate “authorizer.”

    How the End Begins

  • The president, the commander-in-chief, is the ultimate “authorizer.”

    How the End Begins

  • Dismal English and math test scores for several years in a row make it unlikely that the school's authorizer, State University of New York, will grant the renewal.

    Charter School Tries to Save Itself

  • In the aftermath or imminence of nuclear attack his word means launch, his word is law, he has the Gold Codes in the nuclear football that identify him and only him as the ultimate authorizer of Armageddon.

    How the End Begins

  • Take the case of New Covenant Charter School in Albany, which was closed this year by its authorizer, SUNY, for continual poor performance.

    James Merriman: The Case for Closing Schools

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