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King vs. Monarch

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Kingnoun

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.’;

Monarchnoun

The ruler of an absolute monarchy or the head of state of a constitutional monarchy.

Kingnoun

A powerful or majorly influential person.

Monarchnoun

The monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus, and others of genus Danaus, found primarily in North America, so called because of the designs on its wings.

Kingnoun

Something that has a preeminent position.

‘In times of financial panic, cash is king.’;

Monarchnoun

(Aboriginal English) A police officer.

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Kingnoun

A component of certain games.

Monarchnoun

(often capitalised) A stag which has sixteen or more points or tines on its antlers.

Kingnoun

(chess) 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.

Monarchnoun

The chief or best thing of its kind.

Kingnoun

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

Monarchnoun

A sole or supreme ruler; a sovereign; the highest ruler; an emperor, king, queen, prince, or chief.

‘He who reignsMonarch in heaven, . . . upheld by old repute.’;

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Kingnoun

A checker (a piece of checkers/draughts) that reached the farthest row forward, thus becoming crowned (either by turning it upside-down, or by stacking another checker on it) and gaining more freedom of movement.

Monarchnoun

One superior to all others of the same kind; as, an oak is called the monarch of the forest.

Kingnoun

A king skin.

‘Oi mate, have you got kings?’;

Monarchnoun

A patron deity or presiding genius.

‘Come, thou, monarch of the vine,Plumpy Bacchus.’;

Kingnoun

A male dragonfly; a drake.

Monarchnoun

A very large red and black butterfly (Danais Plexippus); - called also milkweed butterfly and monarch butterfly.

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Kingnoun

A king-sized bed.

Monarchadjective

Superior to others; preëminent; supreme; ruling.

Kingverb

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

Monarchnoun

a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right

Kingverb

To rule over as king.

Monarchnoun

large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed

Kingverb

To perform the duties of a king.

Monarch

A monarch is a head of state for life or until abdication, and therefore the head of state of a monarchy. A monarch may exercise the highest authority and power in the state, or others may wield that power on behalf of the monarch.

Kingverb

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

Kingverb

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.

Kingverb

To dress and perform as a drag king.

Kingnoun

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.

Kingnoun

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

‘Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.’; ‘There was a State without king or nobles.’; ‘But yonder comes the powerful King of Day,Rejoicing in the east’;

Kingnoun

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.

Kingnoun

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

Kingnoun

The chief piece in the game of chess.

Kingnoun

A crowned man in the game of draughts.

Kingnoun

The title of two historical books in the Old Testament.

Kingverb

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

‘Those traitorous captains of Israel who kinged themselves by slaying their masters and reigning in their stead.’;

Kingnoun

a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom

Kingnoun

a competitor who holds a preeminent position

Kingnoun

a very wealthy or powerful businessman;

‘an oil baron’;

Kingnoun

preeminence in a particular category or group or field;

‘the lion is the king of beasts’;

Kingnoun

United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)

Kingnoun

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

Kingnoun

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

Kingnoun

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

Kingnoun

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

Kingnoun

(chess) the weakest but the most important piece

King

King is the title given to a male monarch in a variety of contexts. The female equivalent is queen, which title is also given to the consort of a king.

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