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Authorize vs. Entrust

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Authorizeverb

(transitive) To grant (someone) the permission or power necessary to do (something).

‘The General Assembly authorized the Council to take up the matter.’;

Entrustverb

(transitive) To trust to the care of.

‘Can I entrust you with a secret?’; ‘He entrusted me his daughter.’; ‘He entrusts that task to her.’;

Authorizeverb

(transitive) To permit (something), to sanction or consent to (something).

‘The judge authorized the wiretapping.’;

Entrustverb

See Intrust.

Authorizeverb

To clothe with authority, warrant, or legal power; to give a right to act; to empower; as, to authorize commissioners to settle a boundary.

Entrustverb

confer a trust upon;

‘The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret’; ‘I commit my soul to God’;

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Authorizeverb

To make legal; to give legal sanction to; to legalize; as, to authorize a marriage.

Entrustverb

put into the care or protection of someone;

‘He left the decision to his deputy’; ‘leave your child the nurse's care’;

Authorizeverb

To establish by authority, as by usage or public opinion; to sanction; as, idioms authorized by usage.

Entrust

Entrust Corp., formerly Entrust Datacard, provides financial institutions, national governments, corporate enterprises and other organizations with technologies to establish trusted identities and conduct highly secure transactions. Examples of the company's diverse offerings include software and hardware used to issue financial cards, produce e-passports; authenticate users looking to access secure networks or conduct financial transactions; provide trusted certificates for websites, mobile credentials, and connected devices; and hardware security modules and software for secure encryption and key management solutions.

Authorizeverb

To sanction or confirm by the authority of some one; to warrant; as, to authorize a report.

‘A woman's story at a winter's fire,Authorized by her grandam.’;

Authorizeverb

To justify; to furnish a ground for.

‘Authorizing himself, for the most part, upon other histories.’;

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Authorizeverb

grant authorization or clearance for;

‘Clear the manuscript for publication’; ‘The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography’;

Authorizeverb

give or delegate power or authority to;

‘She authorized her assistant to sign the papers’;

Authorizeverb

give official permission for or approval to (an undertaking or agent)

‘the troops were authorized to use force’; ‘the government authorized further aircraft production’;

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