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authority

synonym (synonym of authority)

hypernym (authority IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others (noun.person)
    a human being (noun.tops)
     
  • an administrative unit of government (noun.group)
    a unit with administrative responsibilities (noun.group)
     
  • an authoritative written work (noun.communication)
    a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together) (noun.communication)
     
  • an expert whose views are taken as definitive (noun.person)
    a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully (noun.person)
     
  • freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities (noun.cognition)
    the state of being certain (noun.cognition)
     
  • official permission or approval (noun.attribute)
    approval to do something (noun.communication)
     
  • the power or right to give orders or make decisions (noun.attribute)
    power to direct or determine (noun.attribute)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF authority relation)

  • (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others (noun.person)
    an authority or official empowered to abolish or annul or repeal (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person with authority to allot or deal out or apportion (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an authority with power to approve (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who is regarded as an authority by someone else (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an authority who authorizes (people or actions) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an authority who issues a mandate (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who exercises authority over civilian affairs (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who finds fault or imputes blame (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an authority who withdraws permission (noun.person)
     
  • an administrative unit of government (noun.group)
    an agency of the executive branch of government (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services established to regulate the release of new foods and health-related products (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseas more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency that helps the Director of Central Intelligence coordinate counterterrorist efforts in order to preempt and disrupt and defeat terrorist act more.. (noun.group)
     
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    an agency that serves as the focal point for all Intelligence Community activities related to nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction and thei more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the bureau of the Commerce Department responsible for taking the census; provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the Uni more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency in the Department of Commerce that maps the oceans and conserves their living resources; predicts changes to the earth's environment; provid more.. (noun.group)
     
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    the part of NOAA that maintains the world's largest active archive of weather data (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the federal agency in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that is responsible for weather forecast and preparation of weather maps (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency in the Department of Commerce that works with United States industries to promote competitiveness and maximize the impact of technology on e more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency in the Technology Administration that makes measurements and sets standards as needed by industry or government programs (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency in the Technology Administration that is a primary resource for government-funded scientific and technical and engineering and business rela more.. (noun.group)
     
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    the central research and development organization for the United States Department of Defense; responsible for developing new surveillance technologie more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a defense laboratory that provides essential services in fundamental science for national security and environmental protection and provides technolog more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency that collects political and economic and technical information about energy matters and makes the Department of Energy's technical and analy more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency that serves as the office of Surgeon General; includes agencies whose mission is to improve the public health (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency in the Department of Health and Human Services whose mission is to employ science in the pursuit of knowledge to improve human health; is th more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the bureau in the Department of Justice that assists local criminal justice systems to reduce or prevent crime and violence and drug abuse (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the agency in the Department of Justice that is the primary source of criminal justice statistics for federal and local policy makers (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency in the Department of Justice that enforces laws and regulations for the admission of foreign-born persons to the United States (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the mobile law enforcement arm of the Immigration and Naturalization Service that detects and prevents illegal entry of aliens into the United States (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the bureau in the State Department that is responsible for the security of diplomats and embassies overseas (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the part of the State Department that supplies diplomats for the United States embassies and consulates around the world (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and ac more.. (noun.group)
     
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    an agency in the Department of the Interior that conserves and protects fish and wildlife and their habitats; assesses the environmental impact of pes more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency of the Interior Department responsible for the national parks (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the federal agency in the Treasury Department that manages the government's disbursement and collection systems and provides central accounting and fi more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    agency that oversees the intelligence relationships of the Treasury's offices and bureaus and provides a link between the Intelligence Community and o more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the agency of the Treasury Department responsible for controlling the currency (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the agency of the Treasury Department that enforces import tariffs (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the agency of the Treasury Department that produces currency (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the bureau of the Treasury Department responsible for tax collections (noun.group)
     
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    an agency in the Department of Transportation that is responsible for the safety of civilian aviation (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency established in 2001 to safeguard United States transportation systems and insure safe air travel (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the g more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the navy of the United States of America; the agency that maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency of the Department of Transportation responsible for patrolling shores and facilitating nautical commerce (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the principal agency of the United States Navy for research and development for air warfare and missile weapon systems (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the agency that provides units to conduct unconventional and counter-guerilla warfare (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the agency that provides scientific and engineering and technical support for all aspects of surface warfare (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the agency that provides scientific and engineering and technical support for submarine and undersea warfare systems (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the military intelligence agency that provides for the intelligence and counterintelligence and investigative and security requirements of the United more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency of the United States Marine Corps that provides responsive and broad intelligence support for the worldwide Marine Corps organization (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency focused on ensuring that the United States military attains information superiority; operates worldwide ground sites and an array of airborn more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency of the Intelligence Community that conducts advanced research and development related to information technology (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a logistics combat support agency in the Department of Defense; provides worldwide support for military missions (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the organization in the Defense Logistics Agency that inventories and evaluates and sells reusable United States government surplus (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the agency in the Department of Defense that provides scientific and technical information to federal agencies and their contractors (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a government agency in the Department of Labor to maintain a safe and healthy work environment (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the government bureau in the Department of Commerce that keeps a record of patents and trademarks and grants new ones (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency of the legislative branch that provides printing and binding services for Congress and the departments and establishments of the federal gov more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the agency that administers the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard; provides liaison between the Army and the Air Force and various Nation more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency of the United States Army responsible for providing timely and relevant and accurate and synchronized intelligence to tactical and operation more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency in the Department of Defense that is responsible for making ballistic missile defense a reality (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a combat support agency in the Department of Defense responsible for developing and operating and supporting information systems to serve the needs of more.. (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a combat support agency that provides geographic intelligence in support of national security (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an agency in the Department of Defense that is a national center for research on all aspects of injury control and casualty care (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    the federal agency in the Department of Housing and Urban Development that insures residential mortgages (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    an administrative unit of local government (noun.group)
     
  • an authoritative written work (noun.communication)
    an authoritative statement (noun.communication)
     
  • an expert whose views are taken as definitive (noun.person)
    an expert who gives advice (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a preeminent authority or major proponent of a movement or doctrine (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an authority on liturgies (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an authority qualified to teach apprentices (noun.person)
     
  • the power or right to give orders or make decisions (noun.attribute)
    authority given (in a will or deed) by a donor to a donee to appoint the beneficiaries of the donor's property (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    complete freedom or authority to act (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the power or authority to command (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    supreme authority; absolute dominion (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the authority of a lord (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    authority or power or force (especially when used in a coercive way) (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the authority of a state to govern another state (noun.attribute)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF authority relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

attribute (authority is an attribute of ....)

  • freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities (noun.cognition)
    having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance (adj.all)
     

derivation (.... is derived from authority)

  • an administrative unit of government (noun.group)
    of or relating to an office (adj.pert)
     
  • freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities (noun.cognition)
    having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having or marked by confidence or assurance (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    showing poise and confidence in your own worth (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    infallible or unfailing (adj.all)
     
  • official permission or approval (noun.attribute)
    grant authorization or clearance for (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    give authority or permission to (verb.social)
     
  • the power or right to give orders or make decisions (noun.attribute)
    have dominance or the power to defeat over (verb.social)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having or wielding force or authority (adj.all)
     

domain usage (authority is used in .... domain)

  • (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others (noun.person)
    the form of a word that is used to denote more than one (noun.communication)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym instance hyponym attribute derivation domain usage authorisation authorization dominance assurance confidence self-assurance permission control certainty book administrative body administrative unit power of appointment carte blanche command imperium lordship afrl air force research laboratory ahpcrc naval research laboratory nrl u.s. army criminal investigation laboratory certain sure incertain uncertain authorise authorize sanction dominate potent strong plural plural form

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