Definition of Officials:

  1. Relating to an authority or public body and its activities and responsibilities.

  2. A person holding public office or having official duties, especially as a representative of an organization or government department.

  3. Individuals or persons holding an office or title of authority. For example, supervisors are often officials who have the ability to act on behalf of the company, or give direction to subordinate employees.

  4. An individual or a group of individuals that is responsible for controlling and/or regulating an activity to ensure that participation is fair among all participants. Officials are also granted the power to penalize or punish participants that do not act fairly. For example, officials of the Department of Justice can prevent a merger of two companies if the officials feel that the merger would be in violation of antitrust laws. As another example, certain officials can also fine companies that are in violation of environmental laws.

Synonyms of Officials

Officer, Office-holder, Office-bearer, Administrator, Executive, Appointee, Functionary, Ceremonial, Formal, Solemn, Ritualistic, Ceremonious

How to use Officials in a sentence?

  1. The prime ministers official engagements.
  2. A union official.

Meaning of Officials & Officials Definition