Usage examples for authorize

  1. Well, Sir, does this constitutional obligation authorize Congress to pass any law whatsoever on the subject, however atrocious and wicked? – A Letter to the Hon. Samuel Eliot, Representative in Congress From the City of Boston, In Reply to His Apology For Voting For the Fugitive Slave Bill. by Hancock
  2. Some of our State Constitutions expressly authorize such proceedings. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  3. You haven't said whether you intend to authorize that extension of capital? – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss