Definition of authentic:
- conforming to fact and therefore worthy of belief; " an authentic account by an eyewitness"; " reliable information"
- not counterfeit or copied; " an authentic signature"; " a bona fide manuscript"; " an unquestionable antique"; " photographs taken in a veritable bull ring"
- Having a genuine original or authority, in opposition to that which is false, fictitious, counterfeit, or apocryphal; being what it purports to be; genuine; not of doubtful origin; real; as, an authentic paper or register.
- Of approved authority; true; trustworthy; credible; as, an authentic writer; an authentic portrait; authentic information.
- Vested with all due formalities, and legally attested.
- Having as immediate relation to the tonic, in distinction from plagal, which has a correspondent relation to the dominant in the octave below the tonic.
- An original ( book or document).
Common misspellings for authentic:
- authenic (26%)
- athentic (11%)
- authetic (10%)
- authintic (8%)
- aunthentic (6%)
- autentic (5%)
- authencity (3%)
- authentice (2%)
- authenitc (2%)
- authantic (2%)
Examples of usage for authentic:
It is indeed, the most interesting, authentic and reliable contribution to our war literature yet seen.