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King vs. Prince

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The main difference between King and Prince is that the King is a class of male monarch and Prince is a title of nobility

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  • 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.

  • Prince (noun)

    A (male) ruler, a sovereign; a king, monarch. from 13th c.

  • Prince (noun)

    A female monarch.

  • Prince (noun)

    Someone who is preeminent in their field; a great person. from 13th c.

    "He is a prince among men."

  • Prince (noun)

    The (male) ruler or head of a principality. from 14th c.

  • Prince (noun)

    A male member of a royal family other than the ruler; especially (in the United Kingdom) the son or grandson of the monarch. from 14th c.

  • Prince (noun)

    A non-royal high title of nobility, especially in France and the Holy Roman Empire.

    "Prince Louis de Broglie won the 1929 Nobel Prize in Physics."

  • Prince (noun)

    The mushroom Agaricus augustus.

  • Prince (noun)

    A type of court card used in tarot cards, the equivalent of the jack.

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  • 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.

  • Prince (noun)

    The one of highest rank; one holding the highest place and authority; a sovereign; a monarch; - originally applied to either sex, but now rarely applied to a female.

  • Prince (noun)

    The son of a king or emperor, or the issue of a royal family; as, princes of the blood.

  • Prince (noun)

    A title belonging to persons of high rank, differing in different countries. In England it belongs to dukes, marquises, and earls, but is given to members of the royal family only. In Italy a prince is inferior to a duke as a member of a particular order of nobility; in Spain he is always one of the royal family.

  • Prince (noun)

    The chief of any body of men; one at the head of a class or profession; one who is preëminent; as, a merchant prince; a prince of players.

  • Prince (verb)

    To play the prince.

Webster Dictionary
  • 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

  • Prince (noun)

    a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)

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