Authority (disambiguation)

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Authority is the power to command.

Authority or The Authority may also refer to:

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • Authority, a grading of a blog's worthiness, used by Technorati
  • Authority, one of two scores assigned by the HITS algorithm, a scheme used for ranking web pages (also known as hubs and authorities)



Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Authoritarian personality, influential theory, developed in a 1950 book, by several UC Berkeley psychologists
  • Authoritarianism, describes a form of government characterized by an emphasis on the authority of the state in a republic or union