accredit, arm, assign, authorize, certificate, certify, charge, charter, clothe, clothe with power, commission, commit, consign, delegate, depute, deputize, detach, detail, devolute, devolve, devolve upon, enable, endow, endue, enfranchise, entitle, entrust, franchise, give in charge, give official sanction, give power, invest, legalize, legitimize, license, mission, patent, post, privilege, ratify, sanction, send out, transfer, validate, vest, warrant
commission, delegate, depute, consign, assign, charge, intrust, entrust, commit, commit to the hands of, authorize, put in commission, accredit, engage, hire, bespeak, appoint, name, nominate, return, ordain, install, induct, inaugurate, swear in, invest, crown, enroll, enlist, give power of attorney to, employ, empower
, set over, place over, send out, be commissioned, be accredited, represent, stand for, stand in the stead of, stand in the place of, stand in the shoes of.
permit, give permission, give power, let, allow, admit, suffer, bear with, tolerate, recognize, concede, accord, vouchsafe, favor, humor, gratify, indulge, stretch a point, wink at, connive at, shut one's eyes to, grant, empower
, charter, enfranchise, privilege, confer a privilege, license, authorize, warrant, sanction, intrust, give carte blanche, give the reins to, give scope to, leave alone, leave it to one, leave the door open, open the door to, open the flood gates, give a loose to, let off, absolve, release, exonerate, dispense with, ask permission, beg permission, request permission, ask leave, beg leave, request leave.
be powerful, gain power, belong to, pertain to, lie in one's power, be in one's power, can, be able, give power, confer power, exercise power, empower
, enable, invest, indue, endue, endow, arm, strengthen, compel.