HyperDic: king

English > 10 senses of the word king / King:
NOUNperson king, male monarch, Rexa male sovereign
person king, queen, world-beatera competitor who holds a preeminent position
person king, baron, big businessman, business leader, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoona very wealthy or powerful businessman
statekingpreeminence in a particular category or group or field
person King, Billie Jean King, Billie Jean Moffitt KingUnited States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
person King, B. B. King, Riley B KingUnited States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
person King, Martin Luther King, Martin Luther King Jr.United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation / segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
artifactkinga 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
artifactkingone of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
artifactking(chess) the weakest but the most important piece
king / King > pronunciation
Soundskih'ng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > king: 10 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom / kingdom.
Synonymsmale monarch, Rex
InstancesAhabAccording to the Old Testament he was a pagan king of Israel and husband of Jezebel (9th century BC)
Akhenaton, Akhenaten, Ikhanaton, Amenhotep IVEarly ruler of Egypt who rejected the old gods and replaced them with sun worship (died in 1358 BC)
Alaricking of the Visigoths who captured Rome in 410 (370-410)
Alfred, Alfred the Greatking of Wessex
Artaxerxes I, Artaxerxesking of Persia who sanctioned the practice of Judaism in Jerusalem (?-424 BC)
Artaxerxes II, Artaxerxesking of Persia who subdued / subdued numerous revolutions and made peace with Sparta (?-359 BC)
Ashurbanipal, Assurbanipal, Asurbanipalking of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC)
AthelstanThe first Saxon ruler who extended his kingdom to include nearly all of England (895-939)
Attila, Attila the Hun, Scourge of God, Scourge of the Godsking of the Huns
Bruce, Robert the Bruce, Robert IKing of Scotland from 1306 to 1329
Carl XVI Gustav, Carl XVI Gustafking of Sweden since 1973 (born 1946)
Clovis, Clovis Iking of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy
Croesuslast king of Lydia (died in 546 BC)
Cyrus II, Cyrus the Elder, Cyrus the Greatking of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)
Darius I, Darius the Greatking of Persia who expanded the Persian Empire and invaded Greece but was defeated at the battle of Marathon (550-486 BC)
Darius IIIking of Persia who was defeated by Alexander the Great
David(Old Testament) the 2nd king of the Israelites / Israelites
Edmund Iking of the English who succeeded Athelstan
Edmund II, Edmund Ironsideking of the English who led resistance / resistance to Canute but was defeated and forced to divide the kingdom with Canute (980-1016)
Edward the Elderking of Wessex whose military success against the Danes made it possible for his son Athelstan to become the first king of all England (870-924)
Edwinking of Northumbria who was converted to Christianity (585-633)
Egbertking of Wessex whose military victories made Wessex the most powerful kingdom in England (died in 839)
EthelbertAnglo-Saxon king of Kent who was converted to Christianity by Saint Augustine
Ethelred, Ethelred Iking of Wessex and Kent and elder brother of Alfred
Ethelred, Ethelred II, Ethelred the Unreadyking of the English who succeeded to the throne after his half-brother Edward the Martyr was murdered
Fahd, Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saudking of Saudi Arabia from 1982 to 2005 (1923-2005)
Faisal, Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saudking of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975 (1906-1975)
Farouk I, Faruk Iking of Egypt who in 1952 was ousted by a military coup d'etat (1920-1965)
Ferdinand, King Ferdinand, Ferdinand of Aragon, Ferdinand V, Ferdinand the CatholicThe king of Castile and Aragon who ruled jointly with his wife Isabella
Ferdinand I, Ferdinand the Greatking of Castile and Leon who achieved control of the Moorish kings of Saragossa and Seville and Toledo (1016-1065)
Frederick Ison of Frederick William who in 1701 became the first king of Prussia (1657-1713)
Frederick II, Frederick the Greatking of Prussia from 1740 to 1786
Frederick William Ison of Frederick I who became king of Prussia in 1713
Frederick William IIking of Prussia who became involved in a costly war with France (1744-1797)
Frederick William IIIking of Prussia who became involved in the Napoleonic Wars (1770-1840)
Frederick William IVking of Prussia who violently suppressed democratic movements (1795-1865)
Genseric, Gaisericking of the Vandals who seized Roman lands and invaded North Africa and sacked Rome (428-477)
GilgameshA legendary Sumerian king who was the hero of an epic collection of mythic stories
Gordiuslegendary king of ancient Phrygia who was said to be responsible for the Gordian knot
Gustavus, Gustavus Iking of Sweden who established Lutheranism as the state religion (1496-1560)
Gustavus, Gustavus II, Gustavus Adolphusking of Sweden whose victories in battle made Sweden a European power
Gustavus, Gustavus IIIking of Sweden who increased the royal power and waged an unpopular war against Russia (1746-1792)
Gustavus, Gustavus IVking of Sweden whose losses to Napoleon I led to his being deposed in 1809 (1778-1837)
Gustavus, Gustavus Vking of Sweden who kept Sweden neutral during both World War I and II (1858-1950)
Gustavus, Gustavus VIThe last king of Sweden to have any real political power (1882-1973)
Hammurabi, HammurapiBabylonian king who codified the laws of Sumer and Mesopotamia (died 1750 BC)
Herod, Herod the Greatking of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
Hezekiah, Ezekias(Old Testament) king of Judah who abolished idolatry (715-687 BC)
Hussein, Husain, Husayn, ibn Talal Hussein, King Husseinking of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999)
James, James IVA Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII
Jeroboam, Jeroboam I(Old Testament) first king of the northern kingdom of Israel who led Israel into sin (10th century BC)
Juan Carlos, Juan Carlos Victor Maria de Borbon y Borbonking of Spain since 1975 (born in 1938)
Kamehameha I, Kamehameha the GreatHawaiian king who united the islands under his rule (1758-1819)
Leonidasking of Sparta and hero of the battle of Thermopylae where he was killed by the Persians (died in 480 BC)
Macbethking of Scotland (died in 1057)
MessiahThe awaited king of the Jews
Mithridates, Mithridates VI, Mithridates the Greatancient king of Pontus who expanded his kingdom by defeating the Romans but was later driven out by Pompey (132-63 BC)
Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar II, Nebuchadrezzar, Nebuchadrezzar II(Old Testament) king of Chaldea who captured and destroyed Jerusalem and exiled the Israelites / Israelites to Babylonia (630?-562 BC)
Olaf II, Olav II, Saint Olaf, Saint Olav, St. Olaf, St. OlavKing and patron saint of Norway (995-1030)
Pepin, Pepin III, Pepin the Shortking of the Franks and father of Charlemagne who defended papal interests / interests and founded the Carolingian dynasty in 751 (714-768)
Philip II, Philip II of Spainking of Spain and Portugal and husband of Mary I
Philip II, Philip II of Macedonking of ancient Macedonia and father of Alexander the Great (382-336 BC)
Philip II, Philip Augustusson of Louis VII whose reign as king of France saw wars with the English that regained control of Normandy and Anjou and most of Poitou (1165-1223)
Philip Vking of ancient Macedonia whose confrontations with the Romans led to his defeat and his loss of control over Greece
Philip VI, Philip of Valoisking of France who founded the Valois dynasty
Ptolemy IThe king of Egypt who founded the Macedonian dynasty in Egypt
Ptolemy IIson of Ptolemy I and king of Egypt who was said to be responsible for the Septuagint (circa 309-247 BC)
Pyrrhusking of Epirus
Rameses, Ramesses, RamsesAny of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC
Saul(Old Testament) the first king of the Israelites / Israelites who defended Israel against many enemies (especially the Philistines)
Sennacheribking of Assyria who invaded Judea twice and defeated Babylon and rebuilt Nineveh after it had been destroyed by Babylonians (died in 681 BC)
Solomon(Old Testament) son of David and king of Israel noted for his wisdom / wisdom / wisdom / wisdom (10th century BC)
Tarquin, Tarquin the Proud, Tarquinius, Tarquinius Superbus, Lucius Tarquinius SuperbusAccording to legend, the seventh and last Etruscan king of Rome who was expelled for his cruelty (reigned from 534 to 510 BC)
Victor Emanuel IIking of Italy who completed the unification of Italy by acquiring Venice and Rome (1820-1878)
Victor Emanuel IIIking of Italy who appointed Mussolini prime minister
Xerxes I, Xerxes the Greatking of Persia who led a vast army against Greece and won the battle of Thermopylae but was eventually defeated (519-465 BC)
Member ofroyalty, royal family, royal line, royal houseroyal persons collectively
NarrowerKing of England, King of Great BritainThe sovereign ruler of England
King of FranceThe sovereign ruler of France
King of the GermansThe sovereign ruler of the Germans
Broadersovereign, crowned head, monarchA nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
Oppositequeen, queen regnant, female monarchA female sovereign ruler
Spanishmonarca, rey
Catalanmonarca, rei
Adjectiveskinglyhaving the rank of or resembling or befitting a king
Nounskingdoma monarchy with a king or queen as head of state
kingdomthe domain ruled by a king or queen
kingshipthe dignity or rank or position of a king
English > king: 10 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA competitor who holds a preeminent position.
Synonymsqueen, world-beater
Broaderrival, challenger, competitor, competition, contenderThe contestant you hope to defeat
Spanishcampeón del mundo, King, plusmarquista mundial
Catalancampió del món, King, plusmarquista mundial
English > king: 10 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA very wealthy or powerful businessman.
Synonymsbaron, big businessman, business leader, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoon
Narroweroil tycoonA powerful person in the oil business
Broaderbusinessman, man of affairsA person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
Spanisharchipámpano, gran empresario, líder empresarial, magnate, mogol, potentado
Catalangran empresari, líder empresarial, magnat, potentat
English > king: 10 senses > noun 4, state
Meaningpreeminence in a particular category or group or field.
Example"the lion is the king of beasts"
Broadereminence, distinction, preeminence, notehigh status importance owing to marked superiority
English > King: 10 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningUnited States woman tennis player (born in 1943).
SynonymsBillie Jean King, Billie Jean Moffitt King
Instance oftennis playerAn athlete who plays tennis
SpanishBillie Jean King, Billie Jean Moffitt King
CatalanBillie Jean King
English > King: 10 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningUnited States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925).
SynonymsB. B. King, Riley B King
Instance ofguitarist, guitar playerA musician who plays the guitar
singer, vocalist, vocalizer, vocaliserA person who sings
SpanishB. B. King
CatalanB. B. King
English > King: 10 senses > noun 7, person
MeaningUnited States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation / segregation of Blacks (1929-1968).
SynonymsMartin Luther King, Martin Luther King Jr.
Instance ofcivil rights leader, civil rights worker, civil rights activistA leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups
clergyman, reverend, man of the clothA member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
SpanishKing, Martin Luther King jr, Martin Luther King Jr., Martin Luther King
CatalanKing, Martin Luther King
English > king: 10 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA 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.
Categorycheckers, draughtsA checkerboard game / game for two players who each have 12 pieces
Broaderchecker, chequerOne of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers
English > king: 10 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningOne of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king.
Broaderface card, picture card, court cardOne of the twelve cards in a deck bearing a picture of a face
Spanishrey
Catalanrei
English > king: 10 senses > noun 10, artifact
Meaning(chess) the weakest but the most important piece.
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
Broaderchessman, chess pieceAny of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game / game of chess
Spanishrey
Catalanrei

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