Authority : Synonyms and Antonyms


( Noun )

We should not question the authority of our Boss.


1. Power

2. Right

3. Title

4. Jurisdiction

5. Influence

6. Prestige

7. Control

8. Command

9. Rule

10. Sway

Contextual Examples:

Power corrupts a man and absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Freedom is my birthright and I shall have it.

He can not sell the house to you because the title to the property vests with the President.

The jurisdiction of each state is clearly stated in the constitution.

He was under the influence of liquor when he met an accident.

She is an orthodox and so makes even a small thing involving her issue of prestige.

In modern times, the government does have control not only over the political preferences of the masses but also over the economic conditions of them.

Only a Field Marshal can take command of all the three forces upon the advice of the President.

At the lost moment, his speech swayed the voters and he won the election.


1. Submission

2. Obedience

3. Subjection

4. Thralldom

5. Slavery

Contextual Examples:

The papers are at present under submission to the President for orders.

The state is authorized to exact obedience of the citizens.

The bonded labor is put to subjection by the village landlords in some places even in this last quarter of the 20th century.

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