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Synonyms for official
əˈfɪʃ əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. official, functionary(noun)

    a worker who holds or is invested with an office

    Synonyms:
    functionary

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

  2. official(adj)

    someone who administers the rules of a game or sport

    "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"

    Synonyms:
    functionary

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

  3. official(adj)

    having official authority or sanction

    "official permission"; "an official representative"

    Synonyms:
    prescribed

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

  4. official(adj)

    of or relating to an office

    "official privileges"

    Synonyms:
    prescribed

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

  5. official(adj)

    verified officially

    "the election returns are now official"

    Synonyms:
    prescribed

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

  6. official, prescribed(adj)

    conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline

    "in prescribed order"

    Synonyms:
    prescribed, ordained, appointed, positive, decreed

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

  7. official(adj)

    (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. official(noun)

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  2. official(noun)

    Of or pertaining to an office or public trust.

    official duties

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  3. official(adjective)

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

    an official statement or report

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  4. official(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  5. official(adjective)

    an official drug or preparation

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  6. official(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  7. official(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

  8. official(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unofficial

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. official(n)

    Synonyms:
    administrative, authoritative, negotiative, functional, professional

    Antonyms:
    private, unofficial, unprofessional

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. official(a.)

    Synonyms:
    authoritative, by authority

  2. official(n.)

    Synonyms:
    functionary, officer, magistrate

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Official":

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How to use official in a sentence?

  1. Billy Weatherall:

    We have a signed contract, i got a phone call from a school official Friday morning while I was having my quiet time and drinking coffee.

  2. Ortiz Guzman:

    It was not easy to lose my mama, and it still hurts so much, but to be in front of the television, and hear an official say, 'No, there were 64, and no more' ... it still infuriates me. ... So many people died because of this storm.

  3. Donald Trump:

    If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran, never threaten The United States again !

  4. Andy Goeler:

    ( Bud Light) BUD LIGHT MIGHT BUY FREE BEER FOR PHILADELPHIA IF THE EAGLES WIN THE SUPER BOWL According to ESPN, each fridge will contain 200-300 16-ounce bottles and only those already in the bar will be eligible. Bud Light, the official beer of the NFL, wanted to support the Ohio team because of their dedicated fan base. The Bud Light Browns ‘ Victory Fridge ’ is a fun way to celebrate and reward a fan base that has never wavered in enthusiasm or dedication for their team no matter what happens, we’re proud to show our support for Cleveland, and we’re always looking to bring NFL fans and friends together for memorable experiences. It’s going to be fun to be part of the celebration when the team earns their first victory of the season.

  5. Ben Hampshire:

    At the start of this year I spoke to Renault Vitality Team and said there's a chance for us to get involved and grow our market as well as our reputation in Renault Sport, who's interested ? , literally everybody's hand went up... and now our efforts are being rewarded and we are getting official company resource and time.


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