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authority

Synonyms of authority in English:

noun

  • 1 a rebellion against those in authority
  • 2 the authority to arrest drug traffickers
    authorization, right, power, mandate, prerogative, license, permission
  • 3 (authorities) they failed to report the theft to the authorities
    government, administration, establishment;
    police
  • 4 an authority on the stock market
    expert, specialist, aficionado, pundit, guru, sage
  • 5 on good authority
    evidence, testimony, witness, attestation, word, avowal;
    Law  deposition
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