Definitions for authenticɔˈθɛn tɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
having an origin supported by unquestionable evidence:
an authentic work by an old master.
entitled to acceptance or belief because of agreement with known facts or experience; reliable; trustworthy:
an authentic report.
Music. (of a church mode) having a range extending from the final to the octave above. (of a cadence) progressing from the dominant to the tonic chord.
Category: Music and Dance
Ref: Compare plagal (def. 1).; Compare plagal (def. 2). 1
Origin of authentic:
1300–50; ME autentik (< AF) < LL authenticus < Gk authentikós <authént(ēs) perpetrator, doer
au•then•tic•i•tyˌɔ θɛnˈtɪs ɪ ti, ˌɔ θən-(n.)
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
authentic ancient Native American artifacts
based on facts or actual methods
authentic Mexican food; an authentic Irish pub
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.
Translations for authentic
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
true, real or genuine
an authentic signature.
- مَوثوق، جَدير بِالتَّصْديقArabic
- autênticoPortuguese (BR)
- pravý, nefalšovanýCzech
- ægte; autentiskDanish
- γνήσιος, αυθεντικόςGreek
- معتبر؛ اصلFarsi
- מְקוֹרִי, אֲמִיתִיHebrew
- ósvikinn, ektaIcelandic
- autentiškas, tikrasLithuanian
- ekte, autentiskNorwegian
- معتبر؛ اصلPersian
- معتبر، اصلPashto
- pravý, skutočnýSlovak
- autentičan, praviSerbian
- ของแท้; แท้จริงThai
- gerçek, hakiki, orijinalTurkish
- 真的Chinese (Trad.)
- справжній, автентичнийUkrainian
- مستند ، معتبرUrdu
- đích thựcVietnamese
- 真的Chinese (Simp.)
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