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Synonyms for official

Synonyms for (noun) official

Synonyms: official Definition: someone who administers the rules of a game or sport Usage: the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling

Similar words: adjudicator Definition: a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes

Synonyms: official, functionary Definition: a worker who holds or is invested with an office

Similar words: skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker Definition: a worker who has acquired special skills

Synonyms for (adjective) official

Synonyms: official Definition: having official authority or sanction Usage: official permission; an official representative

Similar words: authorised, authoritative, authorized Definition: sanctioned by established authority Usage: an authoritative communique; the authorized biography

Similar words: ex officio Definition: by virtue of an office or position Usage: the head of the department serves as an ex officio member of the board

Similar words: formal Definition: characteristic of or befitting a person in authority Usage: formal duties; an official banquet

Similar words: formalised, formalized Definition: given formal standing or endorsement; made official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedures

Similar words: semiofficial Definition: having some official authority or sanction

Synonyms: official Definition: verified officially Usage: the election returns are now official

Similar words: confirmed Definition: having been established or made firm or received the rite of confirmation Usage: confirmed reservations; received confirmed reports of casualties; a confirmed Catholic

Synonyms: official Definition: (of a church) given official status as a national or state institution

Similar words: constituted, established Definition: brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established Usage: the established social order; distrust the constituted authority; a team established as a member of a major league; enjoyed his prestige as an established writer; an established precedent; the established Church

Synonyms: prescribed, official Definition: conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline Usage: in prescribed order

Similar words: regular Definition: in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle Usage: his regular calls on his customers; regular meals; regular duties