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authenticate to prove the genuineness, reality, or validity of.
authenticity the quality or condition of being authentic.
author the writer of a book, play, story, or the like. [3 definitions]
authoritarian of, pertaining to, or advocating complete obedience or subjection to authority, esp. political authority, without concern for individual rights. [3 definitions]
authoritative having or displaying authority. [2 definitions]
authorities (used with "the") the police or other people in government.
authority the right, power, or ability to give orders, make decisions, or demand or compel obedience. [4 definitions]
authorization power or permission issued by an authority. [2 definitions]
authorize to give authority for or to; grant power to. [2 definitions]
authorized endowed with official permission or authority; given legal approval.
Authorized Version the English translation of the Bible authorized by King James I and published in England in 1611; King James Bible.
authorship the occupation or practice of writing. [2 definitions]
autism a developmental disorder usually becoming detectable in very early childhood that is characterized especially by atypical acquisition or use of language as well as atypical patterns of social interaction.
autistic having the developmental disorder of autism. [2 definitions]
autistic savant an autistic person who has an extraordinary gift or ability, as in mathematics, music, or art.
auto shortened form of "automobile."
auto- self; same.
autobahn a superhighway in Germany or Austria; expressway.
autobiography the events of a person's life written or told by that person.
auto body the main part of a car; the part of a car that you sit inside.
autoclave a container made to hold superheated steam under pressure, used for sterilizing medical instruments or the like or for cooking. [2 definitions]