What does authentic mean?

Definitions for authentic
ɔˈθɛn tɪkau·then·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. authentic, reliable(adj)

    conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief

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

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. authentic(Adjective)

    Of the same origin as claimed; genuine.

    The experts confirmed it was an authentic signature.

    Etymology: From αὐθεντικός.

  2. authentic(Adjective)

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

    The report was completely authentic.

    Etymology: From αὐθεντικός.

  3. authentic(Adjective)

    Having authority.

    Etymology: From αὐθεντικός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Authentic(noun)

    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. Authentic(noun)

    authoritative

  3. Authentic(noun)

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

  4. Authentic(noun)

    vested with all due formalities, and legally attested

  5. Authentic(noun)

    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. Authentic(noun)

    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. Ellie Dickinson:

    It’s considered normal to change things like brightness levels but moving buildings and people and adding sunsets is something else, the problem with fake photos comes down to the premise of blogging. It’s supposed to be accessible and authentic, not a glossy magazine. People want to see a lifestyle that’s amazing, but attainable.

  2. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    The first rough landing will be made on the moon with our national and authentic hybrid rocket that shall be launched into orbit in the end of 2023 through international cooperation.

  3. Justin Bieber:

    I worked so hard at the album. I've worked so hard at just becoming the man that I want to become and then stepping into situations you can't help but feel judged, what was so special about the emotional moment, it was authentic and real. I was just wanting it so bad.

  4. Lis Smith:

    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.

  5. Erik Pevernagie:

    By recurrently standing back, assessing the daily events, taking time to correct the range of vision and evaluating what is authentic in life, we create space for reflection and spiritual regeneration. The construction of momentous and mindful intermissions allows us to update our identity and readjust our personality. ( "Svp "Arrêt sur image" )

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