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 most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.
Thomas Jefferson