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synonyms for be authority

  • conduct
  • control
  • dominate
  • lead
  • order
  • overrule
  • prevail
  • run
  • take over
  • administer
  • bridle
  • command
  • curb
  • decree
  • dictate
  • direct
  • domineer
  • guide
  • predominate
  • preponderate
  • preside
  • regulate
  • reign
  • restrain
  • sway
  • be in authority
  • be in driver's seat
  • be in power
  • crack the whip
  • hold sway
  • hold the reins
  • keep under one's thumb
  • lay down the law
  • rule the roost
  • run the show
  • sit on top of

antonyms for be authority

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  • follow
  • lose
  • obey
  • surrender
  • misguide
  • mislead
  • mismanage
  • neglect
  • release
  • serve
  • submit
  • plead
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