Definitions for

Overview of adj authoritative

The adj authoritative has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) authoritative, important

(having authority or ascendancy or influence; "an important official"; "the captain's authoritative manner")

2. authoritative, classical, classic, definitive

(of recognized authority or excellence; "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation")

3. authoritative, authorized, authorised

(sanctioned by established authority; "an authoritative communique"; "the authorized biography") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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