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Authority

Synonyms for authority:

Sense 1

greatness, headship, regimentation, use, yearbook, luminary, misery memoir, picture book, royalty, anthology, past master, remainder, licentiate, generalist, admittance, brain trust, grammar, electronic book, hymn book, hymnal, grad, atlas, compendium, oligopoly, exemption, page-turner, technocrat, coffee-table book, studbook, the forefront, dictionary, special interest, instruction manual, the Guinness Book of Records, paperback, prospectus, gentlewoman, pundit, literati, tome, hagiography, blook, hardcover, apron strings, informed consent, bible, leadership, the intelligentsia, patriarchy, cookbook, literature, rulebook, biography, chapter book, cognoscenti, basis, supervision, memoir, paternalism, hierarchy, observer, cookery book, pharmacopoeia, clearance, bodice ripper, pocket veto, reprint, quarto, songbook, dominion, toleration, the old boy network, bestseller, encyclopedia, governorship, power play, coursebook, kahuna, free rein, parliament, enforcement, veto, reference book, almanac, the statute book, softback, dismissal, powerhouse, guild, first edition, dab hand, release, booklet, approval, handbook, thesaurus, graded reader, old-timer, mallam, pamphlet, autobiography, hardback, lordship, presentation copy, power trip, bully pulpit.

Sense 2

directory, clutch, text, folio, critic, federation, hired gun, pullout, monopoly, monolith, cabinet, miscellany, competency, gospel, dispensation, department, dictation, catalog, class act, veteran, publication, textbook, manual, setup, collector, king, assumption, official, jurisdiction, high priestess, Storybook, elite, throne, warhorse, blessing, chair, the last word, access, high priest, nonprofit, blue book, tooth, symposium, tutorial, admission, primer, ace, force majeure, muscle, annual, Ph.D., sister.

Sense 3

spell, umbrella, mantle, companion, institution, omnibus, consent, tyranny, success.

Sense 4

calendar, program, reach, graduate, cosmopolitan, volume, watch, leave, structure, reader.

Sense 5

collection.

Sense 6

say, superior.

Sense 7

book, club.

Sense 8

machine.

Sense 9

guide.

Sense 10

rise.

Sense 12

front.

counselor

adviser.

dominion

hegemony.

government

bureaucracy.

law-makers

legislature.

legitimacy

legality.

perception

profundity.

regime

regency.

scope

free hand.

Sense 1 (noun)

jurisdiction, exemption, dispensation, approval, clearance.

Sense 2 (noun)

almanac, autobiography, bible, anthology, annual, bestseller, blook, atlas, weight, biography.

Sense 3 (noun)

greatness, leadership, administration (of an estate), bureaucracy, oligopoly, monopoly, cabinet.

Sense 4 (noun)

critic.

Sense 5 (noun)

institution, structure, front, club, federation, guild, dominion, special interest, setup.

Sense 6 (noun)

the intelligentsia, veteran, pundit, observer, official.

Sense 7 (noun)

competency.

Sense 8 (noun)

dab hand, ace, past master.

attribute (noun)

say-so, potency, dominance, authorisation, authorization.

authority (noun)

enfranchisement, might, charge, Prepotency, clout, privilege, bureau, purview, force, prerogative, domination, say-so, sanction, mandate, government agency, precedence, authorisation, license, entitlement, stature, prestige, sureness, sway, mightiness, faculty, influence, birthright, power, scepter, puissance, seniority, assurance, mastery, rank, authorization, command, strength, agency, steam, sovereignty, control, right, credential, office, confidence, dominance, superiority, federal agency, self-confidence, primacy, empowerment, self-assurance, commission, kingship, powerfulness, title, cogency, punch, potency.

authorization (noun)

sanction, warrant.

bible (noun)

manual.

command (noun)

grasp, reign, hold, supremacy, direction, prowess, discipline, rule, law, management, government, grip, will, coordination.

control (noun)

juice.

expert (noun)

buff, maven, professional, expert, adept, artist, sophisticate, specialist, pro, technician, connoisseur, wizard, whiz, consultant, genius, crackerjack, journeyman.

expert, animate or inanimate (noun)

governor, pundit, judge, textbook, law, expert, scholar, buff, whiz, pro, connoisseur, wizard, veteran, professional, arbiter, guru, executive, specialist, bible, kingpin, professor.

importance (noun)

weight.

influence (noun)

importance, bias, predominance, pressure, pull, motivation.

judge (noun)

arbitrator, mediator, negotiator, justice, adjudicator, administrator, reconciler, referee, moderator, umpire, censor, his lordship, his honor, judge, lord chancellor, judiciary, magistrate.

legitimacy (noun)

legality.

master (noun)

head, leader, ruler, senior, captain, kingpin, chief, star, guru, master, principal, mandarin, abbot, landlady, maestro, commandant, president, mother, manager, commander, headmaster, proprietress, executive, headmistress, governor, mahatma, sire, squire, quartermaster, dean, proprietor, officer, lord, landlord, titleholder, director.

power (noun)

vigor, competence, energy.

power, control (noun)

government, clout, domination, credit, mastery, prerogative, jurisdiction, right, powerhouse, influence, rule, sway, force, ascendancy, warrant, say-so, charge, punch, license, steam, authorization, command, dominion, strength, weight, supremacy, say, juice, might, prestige, permission.

rank (noun)

hierarchy.

regime (noun)

regency.

royalty (noun)

kingship.

sage (noun)

savant, wise person, professor, doctor, philosopher, sage, intellectual, thinker, scholar.

supremacy (noun)

dominance, omnipotence.

validation (noun)

certification, confirmation, verification, authentication, validation, substantiation, authorization.

control (verb)

mastership.

judge (verb)

arbiter.

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