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Lord vs. King

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The main difference between Lord and King is that the Lord is a title of nobility for proprietary power and control of a territory given by a King or religious authorities and King is a class of male monarch.

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  • Lord (noun)

    The master of the servants of a household; the master of a feudal manor

  • Lord (noun)

    The male head of a household, a father or husband.

  • Lord (noun)

    One possessing similar mastery over others; any feudal superior generally; any nobleman or aristocrat; any chief, prince, or sovereign ruler; in Scotland, a male member of the lowest rank of nobility (the equivalent rank in England is baron)

  • Lord (noun)

    The owner of a house, piece of land, or other possession

  • Lord (noun)

    A feudal tenant holding his manor directly of the king

  • Lord (noun)

    A peer of the realm, particularly a temporal one

  • Lord (noun)

    One possessing similar mastery in figurative senses (esp. as lord of ~)

  • Lord (noun)

    A baron or lesser nobleman, as opposed to greater ones

  • Lord (noun)

    The heavenly body considered to possess a dominant influence over an event, time, etc.

  • Lord (noun)

    A hunchback.

  • Lord (noun)

    Sixpence.

  • Lord (verb)

    Domineer or act like a lord.

  • Lord (verb)

    To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord; to grant the title of lord.

  • 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.

Wiktionary
  • Lord (noun)

    A hump-backed person; - so called sportively.

  • Lord (noun)

    One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor.

  • Lord (noun)

    A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a baron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank.

  • Lord (noun)

    A title bestowed on the persons above named; and also, for honor, on certain official persons; as, lord advocate, lord chamberlain, lord chancellor, lord chief justice, etc.

  • Lord (noun)

    A husband.

  • Lord (noun)

    One of whom a fee or estate is held; the male owner of feudal land; as, the lord of the soil; the lord of the manor.

  • Lord (noun)

    The Supreme Being; Jehovah.

  • Lord (noun)

    The Savior; Jesus Christ.

  • Lord

    To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord.

  • Lord

    To rule or preside over as a lord.

  • Lord (verb)

    To play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; - sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb; as, rich students lording it over their classmates.

  • 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
  • Lord (noun)

    terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God

  • Lord (noun)

    a person who has general authority over others

  • Lord (noun)

    a titled peer of the realm

  • Lord (verb)

    make a lord of someone

  • 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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