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Another word for authoritative

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Adjective
  1. Having or arising from authority

    See also:

    true

  2. Worthy of belief, as because of precision or faithfulness to an original

      1. Well grounded; just:
      2. Producing the desired results; efficacious:
      3. Having legal force; effective or binding:
      1. Warranting trust; reliable.
      1. Consistent with fact or reality; not false or erroneous:
      2. Not counterfeit; real or genuine:
      3. Conforming to the characteristics or criteria of a group or type; typical:
      1. Adhering firmly and devotedly, as to a person, cause, or idea; loyal.
      2. Engaging in sex only with one's spouse or only with one's partner in a sexual relationship.
      3. Responsible; conscientious:
      1. Capable of being believed; believable or plausible:
      2. Considered capable of achieving a goal:
      3. Being of sufficient military capability to deter an attack or carry out an operation successfully:
      1. Serving to convince; persuasive or believable:
      2. Showing clearly the excellence or superiority of a competitor:
      1. Conforming to fact and therefore worthy of trust, reliance, or belief:
      2. Being so in fact; not fraudulent or counterfeit:
      3. Executed in a manner so as to produce legal effectiveness:
    See also:

    true

  3. Serving the function of deciding or settling with finality

    See also:

    decide

  4. Exercising authority

Another word for authoritative

Modifier
  1. Based on competent authority

    See also:

    official

  2. Having authority

  3. Suggestive of authority

      1. Arrogant in asserting or attempting to assert one's will over others; overbearing.
      1. Marked by excessive eagerness in offering unwanted services or advice to others:
      2. Informal; unofficial.
      3. Motivated by the desire to help others.
      1. Relating to, characteristic of, or resulting from dogma.
      2. Asserting or insisting upon ideas or principles, especially when unproven or unexamined, in an imperious or arrogant manner:
      3. Characterized by such assertion, often with an unconsidered rejection of criticism: