Thesaurus

authoritative

Synonyms and Antonyms of authoritative

1 being the most accurate and apparently thorough

  • this book is considered the most authoritative source on that subject
Synonyms of authoritative
Words Related to authoritative

2 having power over the minds or behavior of others

  • after a couple of authoritative critics panned the movie, the other reviewers rushed to say how awful it was
Synonyms of authoritative
Words Related to authoritative
Near Antonyms of authoritative



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up authoritative? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

living or existing for a long time

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!