authentic
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ɔ.ˈθɛn.tɪk/, /ɒ.ˈθɛn.tɪk/
  • (cot-caught) IPA: /ɑ.ˈθɛn.tɪk/
Adjective

authentic

  1. Of the same origin as claimed; genuine.
    The experts confirmed it was an authentic signature.
  2. Conforming to reality and therefore worthy of trust, reliance, or belief.
    The report was completely authentic.
    an authentic writer; an authentic portrait; authentic information
  3. (music, of a Gregorian mode) Having the final as the lowest note of the mode.
  4. (obsolete) authoritative
    • 1641, John Milton, Of Prelatical Episcopacy.
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