Definition of authentic:
- An original ( book or document).
- 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.
- 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.
- Of approved authority; true; trustworthy; credible; as, an authentic writer; an authentic portrait; authentic information.
- Vested with all due formalities, and legally attested.
sure, credible, bona fide, dinkum &, echt, objective, perfect, physical, indubitable, faithful, trusty, strict, apparent, New Zealand, current, pukka, kosher, unquestionable, study at, specific, unerring, valid, certifiable, reliable, sure-enough, regular, convincing, authoritative, accepted, accredited, trustworthy, authorized, undoubted, realistic, good, veritable, received, genuine, dependable, real-world, legitimate.
- reliable (part of speech: adjective)
- original (part of speech: adjective)
- true (part of speech: adjective)
- veracious (part of speech: adjective)
- literal (part of speech: adjective)
- real (part of speech: adjective)
- evidential (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Ghost Ship", Richard Middleton.
- "Life of Charles Dickens", Frank Marzials.
- "The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne", William J. Locke.