What does Monarch mean?

Definitions for Monarch
ˈmɒn ərk, -ɑrkMonarch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sovereign, crowned head, monarch(noun)

    a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right

  2. monarch, monarch butterfly, milkweed butterfly, Danaus plexippus(noun)

    large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed

Wiktionary

  1. monarch(Noun)

    The ruler of an absolute monarchy or the head of state of a constitutional monarchy.

  2. monarch(Noun)

    The monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus, found in North America, so called because of the designs on its wings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monarch(noun)

    a sole or supreme ruler; a sovereign; the highest ruler; an emperor, king, queen, prince, or chief

    Etymology: [F. monarque, L. monarcha, fr. Gr. , ; mo`nos alone + to be first, rule, govern. See Archi-.]

  2. Monarch(noun)

    one superior to all others of the same kind; as, an oak is called the monarch of the forest

    Etymology: [F. monarque, L. monarcha, fr. Gr. , ; mo`nos alone + to be first, rule, govern. See Archi-.]

  3. Monarch(noun)

    a patron deity or presiding genius

    Etymology: [F. monarque, L. monarcha, fr. Gr. , ; mo`nos alone + to be first, rule, govern. See Archi-.]

  4. Monarch(noun)

    a very large red and black butterfly (Danais Plexippus); -- called also milkweed butterfly

    Etymology: [F. monarque, L. monarcha, fr. Gr. , ; mo`nos alone + to be first, rule, govern. See Archi-.]

  5. Monarch(adj)

    superior to others; preeminent; supreme; ruling

    Etymology: [F. monarque, L. monarcha, fr. Gr. , ; mo`nos alone + to be first, rule, govern. See Archi-.]

Freebase

  1. Monarch

    A monarch is the person at the head of a monarchy. This is a form of government in which a state or polity is ruled or controlled by an individual who typically either inherits the throne by birth or who is elected monarch and who typically rules for life or until abdication. Monarchs may be autocrats or ceremonial heads of state who exercise little or no power or only reserve power, with actual authority vested in a parliament or other body.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Monarch

    mon′ark, n. a sole or supreme ruler: sovereign: the chief of its kind.—adj. supreme: superior to others.—adjs. Monarch′al, pertaining to a monarch: regal; Monarch′ial, Monarch′ic, -al, relating to a monarch or to monarchy: vested in a single ruler.—ns. Monarch′ian, a Christian who denied the personal independent subsistence of Christ—dynamic, when regarding the divinity of Christ as only a power (dynamis) communicated to Him; modalistic, when regarding Christ as God Himself incarnate, the Father who had assumed flesh, a mere modus of the Godhead; Monarch′ianism, the doctrine of the Monarchians, in opposition to Subordinationalism.—adj. Monarchianis′tic.—v.t. Mon′archise, to rule over, as a monarch: to convert into a monarchy.—ns. Mon′archism, the principles of monarchy: love of monarchy; Mon′archist, an advocate of monarchy: a believer in monarchy; Monarch′o (Shak.), a fantastic Englishman who assumed Italian airs, any fantastic person; Mon′archy, a state or a people ruled over by one person: a kind of government of which the chief power is in the hands of a monarch: the territory of a monarch. [Fr. monarque, through L., from Gr. monarchēsmonos, alone, archein, to rule.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Monarch' in Nouns Frequency: #3028

How to pronounce Monarch?

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How to say Monarch in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Monarch in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Monarch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Monarch in a Sentence

  1. Abraham Lincoln:

    It is said an eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him with the words, 'And this, too, shall pass away.' How much it expresses How chastening in the hour of pride How consoling in the depths of affliction

  2. Adam Schiff:

    CBS News reported last night that a Trump confidante said that GOP senators were warned: vote against your president ... and your head will be on a pike, i hope it's not true. But I was struck by the irony of the idea, when we're talking about a president who would make himself a monarch, that whoever that was would use the terminology of a penalty that was imposed by a monarch, a head on a pike.

  3. Amy Klobuchar:

    The monarch butterfly is the most iconic butterfly in North America, with the butterfly rapidly disappearing, I am pleased to see The Fish and The Fish taking positive steps to reverse The Fish decline.

  4. Francis Marion:

    Well, now, this is exactly my case. I am in love; and my sweetheart is LIBERTY. Be that heavenly nymph my companion, and these wilds and .Woods shall have charms beyond London and Paris in slavery. To have no proud monarch driving over me with his gilt coaches; nor his host of excise-men and tax-gatherers insulting and robbing me ; but to be my own master, my own prince and sovereign, gloriously preserving my national dignity, and 'pursuing my true happiness; planting my vineyards, and eating their lucious fruits; and sowing my fields, and reaping the golden grain: and seeing millions of ‘brothers all around me, equally free and happy as myself. “This, sir, is What I long for.” p. 155 ... On his return to Georgetown, he was asked by colonel Watson, why he looked so serious? I have cause, sir,” said he, “to look serious.” Watson What! has general Marion refused to treat?” No, sir.” “Well, then, has old Washington defeated sir Henery Clinton, and broke up our army ? No, sir, not that neither ; but worse.” “Ah! what can be worse?” Why, sir, I have seen an American general and his officers, without pay, and almost without clothes, living on roots and drinking water ; and all for LIBERTY! What chance have we against such men!” It is said colonel Watson was not much obliged to him for this speech. But the young ofiicer was so struck with Marion’s sentiments, that he never rested until he threw up his commission, and retired from the service. ' p 156

  5. Kishore Kumar:

    They used to feed on cashew nuts during the days of the monarch, but now they don't even get enough corn and wheat to eat.

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