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
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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
- xác thựcVietnamese
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