What does Laureate mean?

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ˈlɔr i ɪt, ˈlɒr-Lau·re·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laureate(adj)

    someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath

  2. laureate(adj)

    worthy of the greatest honor or distinction

    "The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag"- James Traub

GCIDE

  1. Laureate(n.)

    A person who has been presented with an award for some distinguished achievement; as, a Nobel laureate; the Pris de Rome laureate; the Music Director Laureate; the conductor laureate.

Wiktionary

  1. laureate(Noun)

    One crowned with laurel; a poet laureate

    Etymology: From laureatus, from laurea, from laureus, from laurus. Compare French lauréat.

  2. laureate(Noun)

    A graduate of a university

    Etymology: From laureatus, from laurea, from laureus, from laurus. Compare French lauréat.

  3. laureate(Verb)

    To honor with a wreath of laurel, as formerly was done in bestowing a degree at English universities.

    Etymology: From laureatus, from laurea, from laureus, from laurus. Compare French lauréat.

  4. laureate(Adjective)

    Crowned, or decked, with laurel.

    Etymology: From laureatus, from laurea, from laureus, from laurus. Compare French lauréat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laureate(adj)

    crowned, or decked, with laurel

    Etymology: [L. laureatus, fr. laurea laurel tree, fr. laureus of laurel, fr. laurus laurel: cf. F. laurat. Cf. Laurel.]

  2. Laureate(noun)

    one crowned with laurel; a poet laureate

    Etymology: [L. laureatus, fr. laurea laurel tree, fr. laureus of laurel, fr. laurus laurel: cf. F. laurat. Cf. Laurel.]

  3. Laureate(verb)

    to honor with a wreath of laurel, as formerly was done in bestowing a degree at the English universities

    Etymology: [L. laureatus, fr. laurea laurel tree, fr. laureus of laurel, fr. laurus laurel: cf. F. laurat. Cf. Laurel.]

Freebase

  1. Laureate

    In English, the word laureate has come to signify eminence or association with literary or military glory. It is also used for winners of the Nobel Prize.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Laureate

    law′re-āt, adj. crowned with laurel.—n. one crowned with laurel: a poet-laureate.—v.t. to crown with laurel, in token of literary merit: to confer a degree upon.—ns. Lau′reateship, office of a laureate; Laureā′tion, act of laureating or conferring a degree; Pō′et-lau′reate, formerly one who received a degree in grammar (i.e. poetry and rhetoric) at the English universities: a poet bearing that honorary title, a salaried officer in the royal household, appointed to compose annually an ode for the king's birthday and other suitable occasions.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Laureate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Laureate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Laureate in a Sentence

  1. Joe Biden:

    California Sen. Kamala Harris need to reform criminal justice, to make sure black mothers feel confident when they send their child, their son, out on the street -- he's going to be safe, we have to recognize that kid wearing the hoodie may very well be the next poet laureate and not a gang-banger.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    One of the genius writers of 20th century, Hermann Hesse, Nobel Laureate and my most favorite author, wrote: "Most people...are like a falling leaf that drifts and turns in the air, flutters, and falls to the ground. But a few others are like stars which travel one defined path: no wind reaches them, they have within themselves their guide and path." I like this quote, because it is so enlightening and powerful. It's also a constant reminder that you are the Star, and you must maintain your character - no matter what others say or do. Also not to forget that the Star does have ability to turn into Supernova, which brightens the Universe with such a powerful light that can only come from millions of Suns. Always strive to be that shining Star, and ultimately Supernova, to illuminate the world.

  3. Jerry P. Bolton:

    “…Aberjhani the new Savannah has a hero a poet laureate, maybe a poet hero they respond to this poet, awards, honors galore, ever sat down and read Aberjhani’s stuff mean really read it …Savannah spawned something here, Johnny Mercer meet Aberjhani…”

  4. Bill Clinton:

    And [redacted] works for the fastest-growing college network in the world, Laureate Universities, started by Doug Becker who Bill likes a lot, it’s a for-profit model that should be represented.

  5. Hu Jia:

    Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi is a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and in Chinese prison, there sits another Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, this is an unavoidable topic for the Chinese Communist Party and is extremely embarrassing.

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