Need another word that means the same as “unauthorized”? Find 9 synonyms and 30 related words for “unauthorized” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Unauthorized” are: unauthorised, wildcat, unofficial, unsanctioned, uncertified, unaccredited, unlicensed, unwarranted, unapproved
Unauthorized as an Adjective
Definitions of "Unauthorized" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “unauthorized” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Without official authorization.
- Not endowed with authority.
- Not having official permission or approval.
Synonyms of "Unauthorized" as an adjective (9 Words)
|unaccredited||Lacking official approval.|
A mail order degree from an unaccredited correspondence school.
|unapproved||Not officially accepted or sanctioned.|
They deposit waste on unapproved sites.
|unauthorised||Not endowed with authority.|
|uncertified||Lacking requisite official documentation or endorsement.|
|unlicensed||Not having an official licence.|
|unofficial||Not officially authorized or confirmed.|
Unofficial reports said that dozens of people were injured.
A series of unsanctioned rallies against high local unemployment.
|unwarranted||Without a basis in reason or fact.|
Unwarranted limitations of personal freedom.
|wildcat||Without official authorization.|
Wildcat life insurance schemes.
Usage Examples of "Unauthorized" as an adjective
- An unauthorized strike.
- Unauthorized access to the computer system.
Associations of "Unauthorized" (30 Words)
|ban||Ban from a place of residence as for punishment.|
A proposed ban on cigarette advertising.
|banned||Forbidden by law.|
|bootleg||Make, distribute, or sell (alcoholic drink or a recording) illegally.|
They were bootlegging whiskey.
|contraband||Relating to traffic in illegal goods.|
Customs men had searched the carriages for contraband.
He was offside and the goal was disallowed.
|discouraged||Having lost confidence or enthusiasm; disheartened.|
He must be feeling pretty discouraged.
|forbid||Keep from happening or arising; make impossible.|
I can see why phones were forbidden.
|forbidden||Not allowed; banned.|
A list of forbidden books.
|illegal||A person living in a country without official authorization.|
An illegal chess move.
|illegalize||Declare illegal; outlaw.|
|importation||Commodities (goods or services) bought from a foreign country.|
Manufacturers fought to restrict the importation of cheap foreign goods.
|instantaneously||Instantly; at once.|
Soldiers must be ready to react instantaneously.
|interdict||Prohibit someone from (doing something.|
I have not been interdicted from consuming alcoholic beverages.
|interdiction||The action of prohibiting or forbidding something.|
The interdiction of arms shipments.
|outright||Without any delay.|
An outright refusal.
|pessimistic||Expecting the worst possible outcome.|
He was pessimistic about the prospects.
|prohibit||(of a fact or situation) make (something) impossible; prevent.|
He is prohibited from becoming a director.
|prohibition||The prevention by law of the manufacture and sale of alcohol, especially in the US between 1920 and 1933.|
In 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US.
|prohibitionist||A reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages.|
|prohibitory||Tending to discourage (especially of prices.|
Certain customary practices which the Catholic Church proscribed such as polygyny.
|proscription||The action of forbidding something; banning.|
The proscription of the party after the 1715 Rebellion.
|smuggle||Convey (someone or something) somewhere secretly and illicitly.|
He smuggled out a message.
|smuggler||A person who smuggles goods.|
|smuggling||Secretly importing prohibited goods or goods on which duty is due.|
Cocaine smuggling has increased alarmingly.
|squatter||A person who unlawfully occupies an uninhabited building or unused land.|
One of the wealthiest and most prominent squatter families of northern Victoria.
|taboo||Place under a taboo.|
Traditional societies taboo female handling of food during this period.
|unconfirmed||Not confirmed as to truth or validity.|
An unconfirmed report of shots being fired.
|unlicensed||Lacking official approval.|
|unofficial||Not having official authority or sanction.|
A sort of unofficial mayor.