What does usurper mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. usurper, supplanter(noun)

    one who wrongfully or illegally seizes and holds the place of another


  1. usurper(Noun)

    One who usurps.

  2. Origin: From usurpare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Usurper(noun)

    one who usurps; especially, one who seizes illegally on sovereign power; as, the usurper of a throne, of power, or of the rights of a patron


  1. Usurper

    A usurper is an illegitimate or controversial claimant to power, often but not always in a monarchy. This may include a person who succeeds in establishing himself as a monarch without inheriting the throne or any other person exercising authority unconstitutionally. It may also be applied to an official acting ultra vires, outside his authority or jurisdiction.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of usurper in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of usurper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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