official synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term official:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. official, functionarynoun

    a worker who holds or is invested with an office

    Synonyms:
    official, functionary

    Antonyms:
    unconfirmed, summary, unauthorised, unauthorized, irregular, loose, wildcat, unofficial, unsanctioned, unestablished, informal, drumhead

  2. officialadjective

    someone who administers the rules of a game or sport

    Synonyms:
    functionary

    Antonyms:
    informal, wildcat, summary, drumhead, irregular, unauthorized, unestablished, unconfirmed, unauthorised, unofficial, unsanctioned, loose

  3. officialadjective

    having official authority or sanction

    Synonyms:
    prescribed

    Antonyms:
    unsanctioned, unconfirmed, summary, unauthorized, unofficial, loose, unestablished, drumhead, unauthorised, informal, wildcat, irregular

  4. officialadjective

    of or relating to an office

    Synonyms:
    prescribed

    Antonyms:
    unsanctioned, unauthorised, wildcat, unconfirmed, unauthorized, irregular, drumhead, unofficial, informal, summary, loose, unestablished

  5. officialadjective

    verified officially

    Synonyms:
    prescribed

    Antonyms:
    unauthorised, unofficial, unestablished, irregular, loose, drumhead, summary, unauthorized, wildcat, unconfirmed, unsanctioned, informal

  6. official, prescribedadjective

    conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline

    Synonyms:
    prescribed, ordained, appointed, official, positive, decreed

    Antonyms:
    unestablished, unauthorised, informal, unauthorized, unconfirmed, unofficial, wildcat, drumhead, loose, summary, unsanctioned, irregular

  7. officialadjective

    (of a church) given official status as a national or state institution

    Synonyms:
    prescribed

    Antonyms:
    irregular, loose, unsanctioned, unestablished, summary, unofficial, unauthorised, unauthorized, unconfirmed, drumhead, wildcat, informal

Wiktionary

  1. officialnoun

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  2. officialnoun

    Of or pertaining to an office or public trust.

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  3. officialadjective

    Derived from the proper office or officer, or from the proper authority; made or communicated by virtue of authority

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  4. officialadjective

    Approved by authority; authorized.

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  5. officialadjective

    sanctioned by the pharmacopoeia; appointed to be used in medicine; officinal

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  6. officialadjective

    Discharging an office or function.

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  7. officialadjective

    Relating to an office; especially, to a subordinate executive officer or attendant.

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  8. officialadjective

    Relating to an ecclesiastical judge appointed by a bishop, chapter, archdeacon, etc., with charge of the spiritual jurisdiction.

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. officialadjective

    Synonyms:
    authoritative, by authority

  2. officialnoun

    Synonyms:
    functionary, officer, magistrate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

formal, officer, journal, officially, officers, formally, oficial, officials, officiel, public, ufficiale, officielle, officielles, formalized, offical, solemn, agent, oficiales, crown, statutory, state-run, newspaper, authoritative, diary, responsible, servant, languages, employee



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