Synonyms of give the green light to in English:

give the green light to

See definition of give the green light to


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


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


forbid, veto