Sources: Adso Chinese-English Dictionary; CC-CEDICT; Law Dictionary; 英汉公共大词典
He succumbed to authority.
He submits to authority.
Ogai is his favorite author.
The doctor is a great authority on children's diseases.
这本书有一个弱点 ﹣ 作者自己结了婚，但却建议别人不要结婚，没有甚麼说服力。
The weak point of this book is that it's less than persuasive when the married author recommends not being married.
He gave me authority to fire them.
Who is the author of this story?
I have read many modern authors.
Graham Greene is a favorite author of mine.
His teachings are incorporated in a profound book Daode Jing which Taoists regard as the final authority and doctrines of the religion.