authorities[ uh-thawr-i-tee, uh-thor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF authorities
Synonyms for authorities
- leg up
- might and main
- strong arm
- upper hand
- what it takes
- whip hand
Antonyms for authorities
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AUTHORITIES
As to the possibility, however, the authorities are at loggerheads.
The authorities here have recommended him for promotion to the rank of Major.
Sanitation is ever the last thing thought of by French authorities.
Let us hope that the authorities of Toulon were equally on the alert.
He does seem to know something about the history of this place, on which we are authorities!
Pint of wine too, if they like it, and the authorities give permission.
He went to Scotland Yard despairing, and laid his case before the authorities there.
But I will not attempt to bolster my position with authorities.
His offence consisted in his resistance to the authorities who seized her.
Among his authorities and guides we are sorry to see that he has not included Hallam.