Associations to the word «Authoritative»

Wiktionary

AUTHORITATIVE, adjective. Arising or originating from a figure of authority
AUTHORITATIVE, adjective. Highly accurate or definitive; treated or worthy of treatment as a scholarly authority
AUTHORITATIVE, adjective. Having a commanding style.

Dictionary definition

AUTHORITATIVE, adjective. Having authority or ascendancy or influence; "an important official"; "the captain's authoritative manner".
AUTHORITATIVE, adjective. Of recognized authority or excellence; "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation".
AUTHORITATIVE, adjective. Sanctioned by established authority; "an authoritative communique"; "the authorized biography".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy