Synonyms of give the green light to in English:

give the green light to


See definition of green light

phrase

1‘transport bosses gave the green light to major road safety improvements’

SYNONYMS
authorize, give permission for, permit, sanction, allow, agree to, approve, give one's assent to, give one's consent to, consent to, assent to, accede to, countenance
license, legalize, make legal, legitimize, legitimatize
ratify, endorse, validate, accredit, warrant
informal give the go-ahead for, give the OK to, OK, give the thumbs up to
North American informal green-light
North American rare approbate
ANTONYMS

forbid, veto