What does emperor mean?

Definitions for emperor
ˈɛm pər ərem·per·or

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word emperor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. emperor(noun)

    the male ruler of an empire

  2. emperor(noun)

    red table grape of California

  3. emperor, emperor moth, Saturnia pavonia(noun)

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

  4. emperor butterfly, emperor(noun)

    large richly colored butterfly

Wiktionary

  1. emperor(Noun)

    The male monarch or ruler of an empire.

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

  2. emperor(Noun)

    (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. emperor(Noun)

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emperor(noun)

    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

How to pronounce emperor?

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How to say emperor in sign language?

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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. Lili Dehn:

    “The Grand Duchess Tatiana was as charming as her sister Olga, but in a different way. She has been described as proud, but I never knew anyone less so. With her, as her mother, shyness and reserve were accounted as pride, but once you knew her and had gained her affection, this reserve disappeared, and the real Tatijana became apparent. She was a poetical creature, as always yearning for the ideal, and dreaming of great friendships which might be hers. The Emperor loved her devotedly, they had much in common, and the sisters used to laugh, and say that, if a favor were required, ‘Tatiana must ask Papa to grant it.’ She was very tall, and excessively thin, with a cameo-like profile, deep blue eyes, and dark chestnut hair… a lovely ‘Rose’ maiden, fragile and pure as a flower.”

  2. Hiroshi Takahashi:

    The new emperor has an admirable personality and I hope he creates a fine royal household that expresses his own personality.

  3. John Breen:

    If the Emperor claims descent from the sun goddess, then the stability of his reign is that much more secure.

  4. Charles V:

    Name me and emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.

  5. Hiroshi Takahashi:

    The curtain has gone up on a new era that will be filled with hope, the new emperor has an admirable personality and I hope he creates a fine royal household that expresses his own personality.

Images & Illustrations of emperor

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