Definitions for authentic
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word authentic.
conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief
"an authentic account by an eyewitness"; "reliable information"
authentic, bona fide, unquestionable, veritableadjective
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.
Etymology: From αὐθεντικός.
Authentic refers to something that is genuine, real, original or not a copy or imitation. It can also refer to a person being true to their own personality, spirit, or character. Something or someone is authentic when it is in accordance with the facts and can be verified or trusted.
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
These tactics work because they're authentic to Joe Biden, it doesn't come across as pandering. Joe Biden's doing it in a way that is authentic to Joe Biden and that is authentic to Joe Biden campaign, and that's why I think it's so powerful.
Authentic Christianity never destroys what is good. It makes it grow, transfigures it, and enriches itself from it.
For authentic living what is needed is the resolute confrontation of death.
There is a constant in the average American imagination and taste, for which the past must be preserved and celebrated in full-scale authentic copy; a philosophy of immortality as duplication. It dominates the relation with the self, with the past, not infrequently with the present, always with History and, even, with the European tradition.
Mostly authentic is impossible. You are authentic or you are not.
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- достоверен, автентиченBulgarian
- autènticCatalan, Valencian
- hodnověrný, pravý, věrohodný, originální, autentickýCzech
- echt, wahr, authentischGerman
- aito, autenttinenFinnish
- cinnteachScottish Gaelic
- 真正, 本物Japanese
- სარწმუნო, ავთენტურიGeorgian
- 확실한, 진정한, 진짜의Korean
- autentic, adevăratRomanian
- аутентичный, подлинный, достоверныйRussian
- xác thựcVietnamese
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