conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief
"an authentic account by an eyewitness"; "reliable information"
authentic, bona fide, unquestionable, veritable(adj)
not counterfeit or copied
"an authentic signature"; "a bona fide manuscript"; "an unquestionable antique"; "photographs taken in a veritable bull ring"
Of the same origin as claimed; genuine.
The experts confirmed it was an authentic signature.
Conforming to reality and therefore worthy of trust, reliance, or belief.
The report was completely authentic.
Origin: From αὐθεντικός.
having a genuine original or authority, in opposition to that which is false, fictitious, counterfeit, or apocryphal; being what it purports to be; genuine; not of doubtful origin; real; as, an authentic paper or register
of approved authority; true; trustworthy; credible; as, an authentic writer; an authentic portrait; authentic information
vested with all due formalities, and legally attested
having as immediate relation to the tonic, in distinction from plagal, which has a correspondent relation to the dominant in the octave below the tonic
an original (book or document)
Authentic is an album released by Chris Tomlin in 1998.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
-al, aw-thent′ik, -al, adj. real: genuine, as opposed to counterfeit, apocryphal: original: true: entitled to acceptance, of established credibility. A distinction is sometimes made between authentic and genuine—the former, that the writing is trustworthy, as setting forth real facts; the latter, that we have it as it left its author's hands—an authentic history: a genuine text.—adv. Authent′ically. [Fr. and L. from Gr. authentēs, one who does anything with his own hand—autos, self.]
The numerical value of authentic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of authentic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
For authentic living what is needed is the resolute confrontation of death.
Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
Authentic Christianity never destroys what is good. It makes it grow, transfigures it, and enriches itself from it.
Fernandes sounds authentic and credible, he is looking after the priorities the families. He is showing a lot of empathy. He is using many channels to put that across.
Better to have an authentic, interesting conversation and have the show be a little quieter than just setting up jokes that at the end of the day nobody cares about, that, I'm not interested in. I'd rather be scared by something somebody says.
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Translations for authentic
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- автентичен, достоверенBulgarian
- autènticCatalan, Valencian
- autentický, originální, věrohodný, hodnověrný, pravýCzech
- echt, wahr, authentischGerman
- aito, autenttinenFinnish
- cinnteachScottish Gaelic
- 本物, 真正Japanese
- ავთენტური, სარწმუნოGeorgian
- 확실한, 진정한, 진짜의Korean
- autentic, adevăratRomanian
- достоверный, подлинный, аутентичныйRussian
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