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authenticadjective accordant with the facts, accorddng to the facts, accredited, accurate, actual, as represented, attested, authoritative, bona fide, certus, credible, dependable, documented, entitled to acceptance and belief, factual, faithful, founded on fact, from competent sources, from the original data, genuine, genuine in origin, honest, inartificial, legitimate, literal, not apocryphal, not false, not fictitious, not spurious, not tampered with, of the origin reputed, original, positive, pure, real, reliable, solid, sound, true, trusted, trustworthy, unadulterated, undisguised, undistorted, unexaggerated, unfaked, unfeigned, unfictitious, unplagiarized, unsimulated, unspecious, unspurious, unsynthetic, valid, verifiable, veritable, verus, well-based, well-founded, well-grounded, worthy of belief
Associated concepts: authentic act, authenticate, forgery
See also: accurate, actual, convincing, de facto, definitive, documentary, factual, genuine, honest, incontestable, initial, literal, natural, original, positive, prime, real, realistic, reliable, rightful, sterling, undistorted, valid, veridical
authentic(of a deed or other document) duly executed, any necessary legal formalities having been complied with.
AUTHENTIC. This term signifies an original of which there is no doubt.