Lord

Primary Meanings of Lord

1.
n
a titled peer of the realm
2.
n
terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
Full Definitions of Lord
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n a titled peer of the realm

Synonyms:
noble, nobleman
Antonyms:
Lady, noblewoman, peeress
a woman of the peerage in Britain
Examples:
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Don Juan
a legendary Spanish nobleman and philanderer who became the hero of many poems and plays and operas
Roger de Mortimer
English nobleman who deposed Edward II and was executed by Edward III (1287-1330)
Nancy Witcher Astor
British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)
First Marquess Cornwallis
commander of the British forces in the American War of Independence; was defeated by American and French troops at Yorktown (1738-1805)
Duke of Lancaster
the fourth son of Edward III who was the effective ruler of England during the close of his father's reign and during the minority of Richard II; his son was Henry Bolingbroke (1340-1399)
Earl of Leicester
an English nobleman who led the baronial rebellion against Henry III (1208-1265)
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armiger
a nobleman entitled to bear heraldic arms
baron
a nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank
burgrave
a nobleman ruling a German castle and surrounding grounds by hereditary right
count
a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl
duke
a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank
grandee
a nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal
margrave
a German nobleman ranking above a count (corresponding in rank to a British marquess)
marquess, marquis
nobleman (in various countries) ranking above a count
mesne lord
a feudal lord who was lord to his own tenants on land held from a superior lord
milord
a term of address for an English lord
palatine, palsgrave
(Middle Ages) the lord of a palatinate who exercised sovereign powers over his lands
peer
a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
sire
a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority
thane
a feudal lord or baron
viscount
(in various countries) a son or younger brother or a count
baron
a British peer of the lowest rank
count palatine
a count who exercised royal authority in his own domain
duke
a British peer of the highest rank
earl
a British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount
Earl Marshal
an officer of the English peerage who organizes royal processions and other ceremonies
landgrave
a count who had jurisdiction over a large territory in medieval Germany
life peer
a British peer whose title lapses at death
marquess
a British peer ranking below a duke and above an earl
peer of the realm
a peer who is entitled to sit in the House of Lords
viscount
a British peer who ranks below an earl and above a baron
viscountess
a noblewoman holding the rank of viscount in her own right
Type of:
male aristocrat
a man who is an aristocrat
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n terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

Synonyms:
Almighty, Creator, Divine, God Almighty, Godhead, Jehovah, Maker
Examples:
Father-God
God when considered as the first person in the Trinity
Logos
the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)
Holy Spirit
the third person in the Trinity; Jesus promised the Apostles that he would send the Holy Spirit after his Crucifixion and Resurrection; it came on Pentecost
Example of:
God, Supreme Being
the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
Types:
Blessed Trinity, Holy Trinity, Sacred Trinity, Trinity
the union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead
hypostasis, hypostasis of Christ
any of the three persons of the Godhead constituting the Trinity especially the person of Christ in which divine and human natures are united

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