Synonyms for Authority:
n.clearance, approval, exemption, jurisdiction, dispensation. bible, almanac, annual, autobiography, bestseller, atlas, biography, anthology, weight, blook. greatness, administration (of an estate), monopoly, cabinet, court, police, leadership, bureaucracy, oligopoly. the authorities, the law, the boys in blue, the fuzz, critic, constabulary, the force, police force, the (old) bill, study at, the Garda. institution, club, dominion, guild, special interest, front, over, federation, setup, structure. official, observer, veteran, the intelligentsia, pundit. competency, ability. dab, ace, proficient, dab hand, past master. •attribute (noun)
authorization, authorisation, potency, say-so, dominance.
clout, rank, prestige, title, powerfulness, agency, steam, federal agency, assurance, mastery, prerogative, bureau, influence, license, might, sovereignty, cogency, command, commission, sway, power, strength, punch, government agency, force, kingship, potency, right, purview, superiority, dominance, entitlement, primacy, say-so, charge, mightiness, precedence, control, authorisation, credential, office, Prepotency, puissance, privilege, faculty, self-assurance, self-confidence, confidence, mandate, enfranchisement, sureness, sanction, birthright, stature, empowerment, authorization, seniority, domination.
will, grasp, prowess, rule, coordination, supremacy, discipline, grip, reign, management, direction, hold, government, law.
maven, expert, connoisseur, whiz, professional, consultant, crackerjack, artist, specialist, genius, technician, adept, wizard, sophisticate, pro, buff, journeyman.
•expert, animate or inanimate (noun)
pro, judge, executive, connoisseur, kingpin, buff, professional, governor, guru, professor, bible, law, pundit, scholar, specialist, wizard, veteran, whiz, expert.
predominance, pressure, bias, motivation, pull, importance.
mediator, justice, censor, his honor, negotiator, judge, judiciary, administrator, referee, lord chancellor, umpire, adjudicator, his lordship, reconciler, moderator, arbitrator, magistrate.
mahatma, mother, officer, headmaster, dean, landlady, maestro, landlord, principal, quartermaster, headmistress, manager, kingpin, star, director, lord, captain, abbot, proprietor, ruler, senior, master, executive, proprietress, guru, president, leader, titleholder, squire, governor, sire, commandant, mandarin, chief, head, commander.
vigor, energy, competence.
•power, control (noun)
prerogative, prestige, government, dominion, domination, mastery, rule, strength, license, might, punch, weight, supremacy, steam, force, jurisdiction, clout, influence, command, authorization, say-so, charge, right, sway.
professor, wise person, savant, intellectual, philosopher, thinker, sage, doctor, scholar.
certification, confirmation, validation, substantiation, verification, authentication, authorization.
bible, almanac, anthology, autobiography, exemption, clearance, past master, leadership, oligopoly, dab hand, blook, atlas, guild, approval, the intelligentsia, observer, greatness, bestseller, biography, special interest, dominion, pundit. critic, monopoly, veteran, cabinet, setup, dispensation, official, annual, ace, jurisdiction, federation, competency. institution. structure. club. front. •government