conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief
"an authentic account by an eyewitness"; "reliable information"
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"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
That is authentic which is true to the facts; that is genuine which is true to its own claims; as, authentic history; genuine money.
A 'genuine' work is one written by the author whose name it bears; an 'authentic' work is one which relates truthfully the matters of which it treats. For example, the apocryphal Gospel of St. Thomas is neither 'genuine' nor 'authentic.' It is not 'genuine,' for St. Thomas did not write it; it is not 'authentic,' for its contents are mainly fables and lies.
TrenchOn the Study of Words lect. vi, p. 189. [ W. J. Widdleton]
Authentic is, however, used by reputable writers as synonymous with genuine, tho usually where genuineness carries a certain authority. We speak of accepted conclusions, certain evidence, current money, genuine letters, a legitimate conclusion or legitimate authority, original manuscripts, real value, received interpretation, sure proof, a true statement, a trustworthy witness, a veritable discovery.
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How to use authentic in a sentence?
It really was the vision of Jeffrey Lurie, he has a personal connection to autism and he found that with the prevalence increasing and one in 59 families affected, they need a voice and the voice being the Philadelphia Eagles would really echo around the globe so we launched the Eagles Autism Challenge initially as a fundraising event. ... But this event cant be just one day and we wanted to be authentic to this commitment. We wanted to do more and the sensory room over a year in the making.
For authentic living what is needed is the resolute confrontation of death.
Be aware, as the law is mostly for the public, not the republic authorities; similarly, as the rules of the United Nations, are only for its methodical members, not for the veto holders. Accordingly, the teeth of an elephant define that in suitably and relevantly context since children feel happy and enjoy it in a circus, without realizing the reality, even parents pay for it. Indeed, it is an authentic fact.
Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
Fernandes sounds authentic and credible, he is looking after the priorities the families. He is showing a lot of empathy. He is using many channels to put that across.
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- автентичен, достоверенBulgarian
- autènticCatalan, Valencian
- autentický, originální, věrohodný, hodnověrný, pravýCzech
- echt, wahr, authentischGerman
- aito, autenttinenFinnish
- cinnteachScottish Gaelic
- 本物, 真正Japanese
- ავთენტური, სარწმუნოGeorgian
- 확실한, 진정한, 진짜의Korean
- autentic, adevăratRomanian
- достоверный, подлинный, аутентичныйRussian
- xác thựcVietnamese
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