What does authentic mean?

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ɔˈθɛn tɪkau·then·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. authentic, reliableadjective

    conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief

    "an authentic account by an eyewitness"; "reliable information"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. authenticadjective

    Of the same origin as claimed; genuine.

    The experts confirmed it was an authentic signature.

    Etymology: From αὐθεντικός.

  2. authenticadjective

    Conforming to reality and therefore worthy of trust, reliance, or belief.

    The report was completely authentic.

    Etymology: From αὐθεντικός.

  3. authenticadjective

    Having authority.

    Etymology: From αὐθεντικός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Authenticnoun

    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

  2. Authenticnoun

    authoritative

  3. Authenticnoun

    of approved authority; true; trustworthy; credible; as, an authentic writer; an authentic portrait; authentic information

  4. Authenticnoun

    vested with all due formalities, and legally attested

  5. Authenticnoun

    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

  6. Authenticnoun

    an original (book or document)

Freebase

  1. Authentic

    Authentic is an album released by Chris Tomlin in 1998.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Authentic

    -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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of authentic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of authentic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of authentic in a Sentence

  1. Yudo Margono:

    With the authentic evidence we found believed to be from the submarine, we have now moved from the sub miss phase to sub sunk.

  2. Clair Tindall:

    It's a gesture based wearable. So you control BB-8 with authentic Jedi-like movements like force pull and push.

  3. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. In a cocoon of individualism. In an authentic bunker of skepticism, nihilism, apolitical non-conformism. Protecting himself from the radiation of mass hysteria and the herd instinct of the matrix system. 2. Cynicism has an energetic vampirism of banality. 3. From a karmic lesson to childhood trauma, from childhood trauma to whim, from caprice to stupidity, from stupidity to selfishness, from selfishness to dogma. 4. Selfishness returns the logic of modern, indigenous culture, patriotic science, to the animal sources of survival. Billions of people each think about themselves, people will die of selfishness. 5. Business is a two-faced, hypocritical diplomacy of self-interest. 6. Psychology is a ludicrous attempt to rein in an unstable psyche with reins. Psychology thinks very stereotypically. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  4. Pam Johnson:

    She is that genuine, authentic person who can relate to what keeps people up in communities where I live, she gets( rural voters) and they get her, and I just seem them being really comfortable with her as a candidate.

  5. Pat Houston:

    She adored her audiences and that's why we know she would have loved this holographic theatrical concept, an event at this level is something special and Base Hologram's track record to be fully authentic and respectful made them the perfect partner. This upcoming tour will allow audiences to experience Whitney's amazing voice and passion for music for a long time to come and help them share that magic with future generations.

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