What does Emperor mean?

Definitions for Emperor
ˈɛm pər ərEmper·or

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emperornoun

    the male ruler of an empire

  2. emperornoun

    red table grape of California

  3. emperor, emperor moth, Saturnia pavonianoun

    large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings

  4. emperor butterfly, emperornoun

    large richly colored butterfly

Wiktionary

  1. emperornoun

    The male monarch or ruler of an empire.

    Etymology: From empereor (Modern French empereur), from imperator, from imperare.

  2. emperornoun

    (medieval political theory) Specifically, the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire; the world-monarch.

    The Investiture Controversy was a conflict between the Emperor and the Pope.

    Etymology: From empereor (Modern French empereur), from imperator, from imperare.

  3. emperornoun

    A large, relatively valuable marble in children's games.

    Etymology: From empereor (Modern French empereur), from imperator, from imperare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emperornoun

    the sovereign or supreme monarch of an empire; -- a title of dignity superior to that of king; as, the emperor of Germany or of Austria; the emperor or Czar of Russia

    Etymology: [OF. empereor, empereour, F. empereur, L. imperator, fr. imperare to command; in in + parare to prepare, order. See Parade, and cf. Imperative, Empress.]

Freebase

  1. Emperor

    An emperor is a monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. Empress, the female equivalent, may indicate an emperor's wife, mother, or a woman who rules in her own right. Emperors are generally recognized to be of a higher honor and rank than kings. Currently, the Emperor of Japan is the only reigning monarch with the title.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Emperor

    em′pėr-or, n. the head of the Roman Empire: the highest title of sovereignty:—fem. Em′press.—ns. Em′peror-moth, except the Death's-head, the largest British moth, its expanse of wings being about three inches; Em′perorship; Em′pery, empire, power. [O. Fr. emperere—L. imperator (fem. imperatrix)—imperāre, to command.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. emperor

    (Imperator). Among the ancient Romans, signified the general of an army, who, for some extraordinary success, had been complimented with this appellation. Subsequently it came to denominate an absolute monarch or supreme commander of an empire. In Europe, the first who bore the title was Charlemagne.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Emperor' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4171

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Emperor' in Nouns Frequency: #1633

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Emperor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Emperor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Emperor in a Sentence

  1. Morio Miyamoto:

    I hope the next emperor will, like the Heisei emperor, be close to the people in the same way.

  2. Meiko Hirayama:

    I personally think a female imperial member should be allowed (to remain in the family), i guess the male line of succession would be kept through the crown prince and his brother, but I think there should be no problem that there could be a female emperor someday.

  3. Olga Kulikovskaya-Romanova:

    The emperor ... must lie in the place where the lord laid him to rest.

  4. Princess Nina Georgievna of Russia:

    Anastasia was madly jealous of me because I was taller than she was. As the daughter of the Emperor she thought she ought to tower over everyone.

  5. Nathaniel Branden:

    With such (collectivist) systems, the individual has always been a victim, twisted against him or herself and commanded to be “unselfish” in sacrificial service to some allegedly higher value called God or pharaoh or emperor or king or society or the state or the race or the proletariat - or the cosmos. It is a strange paradox of our history that this doctrine - which tells us to regard ourselves, in effect, as sacrificial animals - has been generally accepted as a doctrine representing benevolence and love for humankind. From the first individual… who was sacrificed on an altar for the good of the tribe, to the heretics and dissenters burned at the stake for the good of the populace or the glory of God, to the millions exterminated in… slave-labor camps for the good of the race or of the proletariat, it is this (collectivist) morality that has served as justification for every dictatorship and every atrocity, past or present.

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