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official

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of official

  1. ordered or allowed by those in authority the official languages for those Olympic Games were French and English Synonyms authorized, sanctioned Related Words lawful, legal, legit [slang], legitimate, licit, permissible, regulation; approved, endorsed (also indorsed); abetted, encouraged, promoted, suggested, supported; certified, licensed; authoritative, canonical, ex officio; semiofficial Near Antonyms illegal, illegitimate, illicit, impermissible, lawless, unlawful, wrongful; unapproved, unlicensed, verboten Antonyms nonofficial, unauthorized, unofficial, unsanctioned


official

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of official

  1. a person who holds a public office some of our best public officials do their jobs quietly and are never in the news Synonyms functionary, officeholder, officer, public servant Related Words bureaucrat; administrator, commissioner, director, executive, head, manager, regulator, superintendent, supervisor; chair, chairman; flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), minion, underling; co-official


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