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. 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.

  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.

  3. emperornoun

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

  4. 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

  2. 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. David Jones:

    No one else can keep that company together the way he has been able to because he built it, it's the fall of an emperor and one that I think will not only take the empire down with him but will also have massive ramifications for that entire industry.

  2. Hideya Kawanishi:

    I think the previous emperor and empress could have spoken in English too, but these two do it so innately - it's a real tribute to all their time abroad.

  3. Noel Duan:

    In imperial China, only the emperor was allowed to wear yellow, yellow was the most precious color, the most noble color.

  4. Rush Hour:

    Carter This is the United States of James Carter here. I'm the president, I'm the emperor, I'm the king. I'm Michael Jackson, you Tito

  5. Olga Kulikovskaya-Romanova:

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

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