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Emperor vs. King

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Main Difference

The main difference between Emperor and King is that the Emperor is a type of monarch and King is a class of male monarch

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  • Emperor (noun)

    The male monarch or ruler of an empire.

  • Emperor (noun)

    Specifically, the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire; the world-monarch.

    "The Investiture Controversy was a conflict between the Emperor and the Pope."

  • Emperor (noun)

    The fourth trump or major arcana card of the tarot deck.

  • Emperor (noun)

    A large, relatively valuable marble in children's games.

  • Emperor (noun)

    Any fish of the family ver=180504.

  • Emperor (noun)

    Any various butterflies of the subfamily subfamily.

  • King (noun)

    A male monarch; a man who heads a monarchy. If it's an absolute monarchy, then he is the supreme ruler of his nation.

    "Henry VIII was the king of England from 1509 to 1547."

  • King (noun)

    A powerful or majorly influential person.

  • King (noun)

    Something that has a preeminent position.

    "In times of financial panic, cash is king."

  • King (noun)

    A component of certain games.

  • King (noun)

    The principal chess piece, that players seek to threaten with unavoidable capture to result in a victory by checkmate. It is often the tallest piece, with a symbolic crown with a cross at the top.

  • King (noun)

    A playing card with the letter "K" and the image of a king on it, the thirteenth card in a given suit.

  • King (noun)

    A king skin.

    "Oi mate, have you got kings?"

  • King (noun)

    A male dragonfly; a drake.

  • King (noun)

    A king-sized bed.

  • King (verb)

    To crown king, to make (a person) king.

  • King (verb)

    To rule over as king.

  • King (verb)

    To perform the duties of a king.

  • King (verb)

    To assume or pretend preeminence (over); to lord it over.

  • King (verb)

    To promote a piece of draughts/checkers that has traversed the board to the opposite side, that piece subsequently being permitted to move backwards as well as forwards.

  • King (verb)

    To dress and perform as a drag king.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Emperor (noun)

    The sovereign or supreme monarch of an empire; - a title of dignity superior to that of king; as, the emperor of Germany or of Austria; the emperor or Czar of Russia.

  • King (noun)

    A Chinese musical instrument, consisting of resonant stones or metal plates, arranged according to their tones in a frame of wood, and struck with a hammer.

  • King (noun)

    A chief ruler; a sovereign; one invested with supreme authority over a nation, country, or tribe, usually by hereditary succession; a monarch; a prince.

  • King (noun)

    One who, or that which, holds a supreme position or rank; a chief among competitors; as, a railroad king; a money king; the king of the lobby; the king of beasts.

  • King (noun)

    A playing card having the picture of a king{1}; as, the king of diamonds.

  • King (noun)

    The chief piece in the game of chess.

  • King (noun)

    A crowned man in the game of draughts.

  • King (noun)

    The title of two historical books in the Old Testament.

  • King (verb)

    To supply with a king; to make a king of; to raise to royalty.

Webster Dictionary
  • Emperor (noun)

    the male ruler of an empire

  • Emperor (noun)

    red table grape of California

  • Emperor (noun)

    large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings

  • Emperor (noun)

    large richly colored butterfly

  • King (noun)

    a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom

  • King (noun)

    a competitor who holds a preeminent position

  • King (noun)

    a very wealthy or powerful businessman;

    "an oil baron"

  • King (noun)

    preeminence in a particular category or group or field;

    "the lion is the king of beasts"

  • King (noun)

    United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)

  • King (noun)

    United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)

  • King (noun)

    United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)

  • King (noun)

    a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward

  • King (noun)

    one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king

  • King (noun)

    (chess) the weakest but the most important piece

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