Associations to the word «Official»

Wiktionary

OFFICIAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to an office or public trust.
OFFICIAL, adjective. Derived from the proper office or officer, or from the proper authority; made or communicated by virtue of authority
OFFICIAL, adjective. Approved by authority; authorized.
OFFICIAL, adjective. Sanctioned by the pharmacopoeia; appointed to be used in medicine; officinal
OFFICIAL, adjective. Discharging an office or function.
OFFICIAL, adjective. Relating to an office; especially, to a subordinate executive officer or attendant.
OFFICIAL, adjective. Relating to an ecclesiastical judge appointed by a bishop, chapter, archdeacon, etc., with charge of the spiritual jurisdiction.
OFFICIAL, noun. An office holder invested with powers and authorities.
OFFICIAL, noun. A person responsible for applying the rules of a game or sport in a competition.
OFFICIAL AT-BAT, noun. (baseball) A completed batting opportunity that did not result in a base on balls, hit-by-pitch, sacrifice fly, sacrifice bunt, or interference or obstruction. (MLB Rules, 10.02(a)(1))
OFFICIAL AT-BATS, noun. Plural of official at-bat
OFFICIAL COVER, noun. (espionage) a cover which is a position at a governmental agency (ex. posing as a member of the diplomatic service)
OFFICIAL IRA, proper noun. One of the two groups formed following a split in the IRA in 1969, advocating a united socialist Ireland but opposed to the use of violence or terrorism.
OFFICIAL SCORER, noun. Synonym of scorekeeper.

Dictionary definition

OFFICIAL, noun. A worker who holds or is invested with an office.
OFFICIAL, noun. Someone who administers the rules of a game or sport; "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling".
OFFICIAL, adjective. Having official authority or sanction; "official permission"; "an official representative".
OFFICIAL, adjective. Of or relating to an office; "official privileges".
OFFICIAL, adjective. Verified officially; "the election returns are now official".
OFFICIAL, adjective. Conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline; "in prescribed order".
OFFICIAL, adjective. (of a church) given official status as a national or state institution.

Wise words

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Alfred Lord Tennyson