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official

noun

1 official

A worker who holds or is invested with an office.

synonym: functionary.

Roget 746: subject, liegeman; servant, retainer, follower, henchman, servitor, domestic, menial, help, lady help, employe, attache; ... show more

Roget 745: master, padrone; lord, lord paramount; commander, commandant; captain; chief, chieftain; sirdar, sachem, sheik, head, senior, ... show more

Roget 737b: politics; political science; candidacy, campaign, campaigning, electioneering; partisanship, ideology, factionalism.    election, poll, ballot, vote, referendum, ... show more

Roget 694: director, manager, governor, rector, comptroller.    superintendent, supervisor, straw boss; intendant; overseer, overlooker; supercargo, husband, inspector, ... show more

Dutch: functionaris
Polish: biuralista, urzędnik



2 official

Someone who administers the rules of a game or sport.

Dutch: officiaal, staatsambtenaar
Polish: arbiter, sędzia

adjective

1 official

Having official authority or sanction.

Roget 625: businesslike; workaday; professional; official, functional; busy etc. (actively employed) 682; on hand, in hand, in one's hands; afoot; on foot, ... show more

Roget 494: real, actual etc. (existing) 1; veritable, true; right, correct; certain etc. 474; substantially true, ... show more

Roget 474: certain, sure, assured etc. v.; solid, well-founded.    unqualified, absolute, positive, determinate, definite, clear, ... show more

Roget 737a: regal, sovereign, governing; royal, royalist; monarchical, kingly; imperial, imperiatorial; princely; feudal; aristocratic, autocratic; oligarchic ... show more

2 official

Of or relating to an office.

Polish: oficjalny, urzędowy

3 official

Verified officially.

Polish: oficjalny

4 official

Conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline.

synonym: prescribed.

5 official

of a church Given official status as a national or state institution.


Moby thesaurus: Federal, absolute, accepted, accredited, administrative, administrator, agent, amanuensis, apparently, approved, archon, aristocratic, ascendant, authentic, authoritarian, authoritative, authorized, autocratic, autonomous, baggage agent ... show more.

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