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authority

see definition of authority
  • nounpower, control
  • nounexpert, animate or inanimate
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Synonyms for authority

noun power, control
  • force
  • government
  • jurisdiction
  • rule
  • ascendancy
  • authorization
  • beef
  • charge
  • clout
  • command
  • credit
  • domination
  • dominion
  • edge
  • esteem
  • goods
  • guts
  • influence
  • juice
  • jump
  • license
  • mastery
  • might
  • permission
  • permit
  • pizzazz
  • pow
  • powerhouse
  • prerogative
  • prestige
  • punch
  • right
  • ropes
  • say
  • say-so
  • steam
  • strength
  • stuff
  • supremacy
  • sway
  • warrant
  • weight
  • word
  • zap
  • leg up
  • might and main
  • strong arm
  • upper hand
  • what it takes
  • whip hand

Antonyms for authority

  • breach
  • break
  • disadvantage
  • inferiority
  • lack
  • lethargy
  • powerlessness
  • prohibition
  • subordination
  • weakness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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advantages

noun. benefit, favored position or circumstance

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noun. person who recommends, teaches, or otherwise helps

advisers

noun. person who recommends, teaches, or otherwise helps
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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