Authoritative synonyms

ə-thôr'ĭ-tā'tĭv, ə-thŏr'-, ô-
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Of, relating to, or suggestive of an empire or a sovereign, especially an emperor or empress:
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Of, being or relating to a mandate.
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Based on competent authority
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Having or showing a strong interest in scholarship or learning.
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(Signal processing, of a communication protocol) Such that either a sent packet will reach its destination, even if it requires retransmission, or the sender will be told that it didn't
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Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
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(Obs.) Authoritative
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Trustworthy.
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Limiting; determining.
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Compatible with an accepted point of view; orthodox:
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Sanctioned by the pharmacopoeia; appointed to be used in medicine; officinal
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Of upper-level administrative or managerial personnel or functions
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The definition of supreme is the highest or best.
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Having authority
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Being a species that has the greatest effect within its ecological community, especially by determining the presence, abundance, or type of other species. As a plant community progresses through stages of succession, different species may become dominant for a period until the climax community is reached, at which point the dominant species remains stable until a major disruption occurs. Among animals, the dominant species in a community is generally the top predator or the most abundant or widespread species.
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In conformity with the principles of the law; permitted by law
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In conformity with or permitted by law:
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Having or tending to have a strong effect on the mind or emotions; eliciting wonder or admiration
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Making a strong impression because of great size, strength, dignity, etc.; impressive
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Conforming to the usual beliefs or established doctrines, as in religion or politics; approved or conventional [orthodox ideas]
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Governing
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Sovereign is defined as ruler with unlimited power, the chief or greatest, or independent.
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Having authority
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Having weight; heavy; ponderous; as, a weighty body.
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The definition of decisive is having the ability to make decisions or something that determines what comes next.
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Having authority
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Conforming to orthodox or well-established rules or patterns, as of procedure.
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(Archaic) Of sound health; robust.
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Used as, or meeting the requirements of, a standard, rule, model, etc.
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The definition of dogmatic is the strong expression of opinions as if they were facts.
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(Archaic) Motivated by the desire to help others.
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Arrogant; overbearing; tyrannical
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Not having any authority
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(Of a person, sometimes offensive) Being or doing something illegally.
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Not definitely as specified; uncertain
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Having received approval.
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Having authority
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Currently ruling or holding a position.
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Being fully such; utter:
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Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat.
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Controlling or dominating by position
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Serving to put an end to doubt, question, or uncertainty; decisive:
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In the manner of a dictator, usually with callous disregard for others
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The definition of effectual is someone or something that is doing what it was intended to do, or has legal force.
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Having the nature of fact; real; actual
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Having profound, often systematic knowledge; erudite.
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Sanctioned by law or custom; lawful
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Showing or having the skill or knowledge of a master; expert
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Known to be valid, effective, or genuine
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Democratic is defined as something related to the U.S. political party, the Democrats.
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Having or arising from authority
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(Obs.) Full of faith, esp. religious faith
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(Logic) Of the state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result.
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Determining (deciding) something.
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Not to be changed or reconsidered; unalterable:
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Very dignified and noble:
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Acting or capable of acting as a master or leader, especially in being domineering or imperious:
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Serving the function of deciding or settling with finality
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Having reached the other side; having got across
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Persuasive, effective, and cogent:
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Alternative spelling of authorized.
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The definition of important is having great significance or consequence.
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The definition of classical is a style of music that places importance on formal composition.
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Of or characteristic of the literature, art, and culture of ancient Greece and Rome; classical.
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Given special prominence as a main attraction
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Based on competent authority
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