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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. Zayya Lwin:

    They asked me to come along to the police station, but I refused and told them to send me an official letter laying out the charges.

  2. Police Deputy Commissioner Wally Haumaha:

    We had our first release of a deceased person, official release last evening.

  3. Steve Wang:

    It may be the debris of MH370, but I think I'd rather wait for the official confirmation, we've had so many false alarms since the plane went missing.

  4. Christian Kruger:

    There is nothing more dangerous for a country than not to know who is within its borders. Shutting the frontier and demanding official documents from a population that is fleeing a dictatorship because of hunger and want only incentivizes irregularities.

  5. Joe Pentangelo:

    Supposedly he took her into another area using his official position, being in uniform, and she thought it was a part of his official duty.

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