HyperDic: authoritative

English > 3 senses of the word authoritative:
ADJECTIVEallauthoritative, importanthaving authority or ascendancy or influence
allauthoritative, definitiveof recognized / recognized authority or excellence
allauthoritative, authorized, authorisedsanctioned by established authority
authoritative > pronunciation
Soundsahthao'rahtey.tihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > authoritative: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving authority or ascendancy or influence.
Example "the captain's authoritative manner"
Synonymimportant
BroaderinfluentialHaving or exercising influence or power
Spanishdestacado, gran, grande, importante, influyente
Catalandestacat, gran, important, influent
Adverbsauthoritativelyin an authoritative and magisterial manner
English > authoritative: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf recognized / recognized authority or excellence.
Synonymdefinitive
BroaderstandardEstablished or well-known or widely recognized as a model / model of authority or excellence
Spanishclásico
English > authoritative: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningsanctioned by established authority.
Example"an authoritative communique"
Synonymsauthorized, authorised
BroaderofficialHaving official authority or sanction
Spanishautorizada, autorizado
Catalanautoritzat

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