Synonyms of green light in English:

green light


See definition of green light

noun

1‘he was given the green light to implement his proposals’

SYNONYMS

authorization, permission, approval, assent, consent, sanction

leave, clearance, warranty, agreement, imprimatur, one's blessing, the seal of approval, the stamp of approval, the rubber stamp

authority, licence, dispensation, empowerment, freedom, liberty

informal the OK, the go-ahead, the thumbs up, the say-so, the nod

rare permit, nihil obstat

ANTONYMS

the red light, refusal


Phrases

    give the green light to

      ‘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