The definition of authoritative is someone or something having power, influence or the right to control and make decisions.
Tending to impose one's demands upon others as if one was an authority.
Scrupulously or severely maintained or performed; rigorous or harsh:
The definition of customary is something done in accordance with accepted standards, rules or models of behavior.
Having one's mind made up; decided; resolved
Of, relating to, or prescribing a norm or standard:
(Linguistics) Of or relating to the study or the description of a language or a specific stage of a language, with emphasis on constructing a grammar without regard to historical development, comparison with other languages, or advocated norms for correct or proper usage.
Prepared and arranged in advance; settled.
Find another word for prescriptive. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for prescriptive, like: authoritative, authoritarian, rigid, prescribed, customary, determined, normative, descriptive, proscriptive, restrictive and legalistic.