Definition of official

Definition of official
  1. official Adjective Of or pertaining to an office or public trust
  2. official Adjective Derived from the proper office or officer, or from the proper authority; made or communicated by virtue of authority
  3. official Adjective Approved by authority; authorized.
  4. official Adjective sanctioned by the pharmacopoeia; appointed to be used in medicine; officinal
  5. official Adjective Discharging an office or function.
  6. official Adjective Relating to an office; especially, to a subordinate executive officer or attendant.
  7. official Adjective Relating to an ecclesiastical judge appointed by a bishop, chapter, archdeacon, etc., with charge of the spiritual jurisdiction.
  8. official Noun An office holder invested with powers and authorities.
  9. official Noun A person responsible for applying the rules of a game or sport in a competition.
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