authorized (part of speech: verb)
confirmed, licensed, warranted, permitted, consented, commissioned, authorized, enfranchised, validated, affirmed, assented, deputized, entitled, countersigned, approved, notarized, blessed, sanctioned, empowered, certified, designated, denominated, authenticated, agreed, ordained
enabled (part of speech: verb)
- Increasing daylight enabled us to see for some distance around the house, but no one could we discover. - "With Axe and Rifle", W.H.G. Kingston.
- In so doing he caught sight of the hunter, who was now enabled to close the mouth of the net- purse completely. - "The Prairie Chief", R.M. Ballantyne.
- By this means we were enabled to double the southern extremity of the group, and a gentle breeze soon after springing up, conveyed us to a safe distance from the land. - "A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2", Otto von Kotzebue.