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lord

 
pronunciation:
lord
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who rules.
The most powerful lord ruled the largest section of the country.
synonyms:
ruler
similar words:
chief, czar, emperor, king, master, monarch, prince, sovereign, superior
definition 2: a title for a nobleman.
The lord and his lady lived in a handsome castle.
similar words:
aristocrat, count, duke, earl, gentleman, marquis, noble, nobleman, peer
definition 3: (capital) God or Jesus Christ.
synonyms:
Christ, Creator, God, Jesus Christ, Savior
similar words:
Allah, Almighty, Deity, Maker
Word History
Lord comes from an Old English word that means "keeper of the bread."
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