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  Definition of King
  1. (chess) the weakest but the most important piece
  2. one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
  3. 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
  4. a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
  5. a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
  6. a competitor who holds a preeminent position
  7. United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
  8. United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
  9. United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
  10. preeminence in a particular category or group or field; "the lion is the king of beasts"
Similar Words: baron, big businessman, business leader, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoon, male monarch, queen, world-beater, King, Martin Luther King, Martin Luther King Jr., B. B. King, Riley B King, Billie Jean King, Billie Jean Moffitt King


Hyponyms: oil tycoon, Messiah, King of England, King of Great Britain, King of France, Ahab, Akhenaton, Akhenaten, Ikhanaton, Amenhotep IV, Alaric, Alfred, AElfred, Alfred the Great, Artaxerxes I, Artaxerxes, Artaxerxes II, Ashurbanipal, Assurbanipal, Asurbanipal, Athelstan, Attila, Scourge of God, Scourge of the Gods, Bruce, Robert the Bruce, Robert I, Carl XVI Gustav, Carl XVI Gustaf, Clovis, Clovis I, Croesus, Cyrus II, Cyrus the Elder, Cyrus the Great, Darius I, Darius the Great, Darius III, David, Edmund I, Edmund II, Edmund Ironside, Edward the Elder, Edwin, Egbert, Ethelbert, Ethelred, Ethelred I, Ethelred II, Ethelred the Unready, Fahd, Fahd ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud, Faisal, Faisal ibn Abdel Aziz al-Saud, Farouk I, Faruk I, Ferdinand I, Ferdinand the Great, Ferdinand V, Ferdinand the Catholic, Frederick I, Frederick II, Frederick the Great, Frederick William I, Frederick William II, Frederick William III, Frederick William IV, Genseric, Gaiseric, Gilgamesh, Gordius, Gustavus, Gustavus I, Gustavus II, Gustavus Adolphus, Gustavus V, Hammurabi, Hammurapi, Herod, Herod the Great, Hezekiah, Ezekias, Hussein, Husain, Husayn, ibn Talal Hussein, King Hussein, James IV, Jeroboam, Jeroboam I, Juan Carlos, Juan Carlos Victor Maria de Borbon y Borbon, Kamehameha I, Kamehameha the Great, Leonidas, Macbeth, Mithridates, Mithridates VI, Mithridates the Great, Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar II, Nebuchadrezzar, Nebuchadrezzar II, Olaf II, Olav II, Saint Olaf, Saint Olav, St. Olaf, St. Olav, Otto I, Otho I, Otto the Great, Philip II, Philip II of Spain, Philip II of Macedon, Philip Augustus, Philip V, Philip VI, Philip of Valois, Ptolemy I, Ptolemy II, Pyrrhus, Rameses, Ramesses, Ramses, Saul, Sennacherib, Solomon, Tarquin, Tarquin the Proud, Tarquinius, Tarquinius Superbus, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Victor Emanuel II, Victor Emanuel III, Xerxes I, Xerxes the Great


Member Meronyms: royalty, royal family, royal line, royal house


Language Translations:
Albanian: mbret   Armenian: թագավոր  
Bosnian: kralj   Breton: roue  
Catalan: rei   Chinese: 国王  
Croatian: kralj   Danish: konge  
Dutch: koning   Esperanto: reĝo  
Estonian: kuningas   Finnish: kuningas  
French: roi   Frisian: kening  
Georgian: მეფე   German: König  
Greek: ρήγας and βασιλιάς   Hebrew: מלך  
Hindi: राजा   Hungarian: király  
Icelandic: kóngur and konungur   Indonesian: raja  
Irish:   Italian: re  
Japanese: キング and 国王   Kurdish: paşa and şah  
Latin: rex   Latvian: karalis  
Lithuanian: karalius   Malay: raja  
Malayalam: രാജാവ്   Maltese: re and sultan  
Norwegian: konge   Polish: król  
Portuguese: rei   Romanian: popă and rege  
Russian: король   Slovak: kráľ  
Slovene: kralj   Spanish: rey  
Swahili: mfalme   Swedish: kung  
Tagalog: hari   Telugu: రాజు  
Turkish: kıral and papaz and şah   Vietnamese: vua  
Welsh: brenin  
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