Godhead, Lord, Creator, Maker, Divine, God Almighty, Almighty, Jehovah(noun)
terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
overlord, master, lord(noun)
a person who has general authority over others
Lord, noble, nobleman(verb)
a titled peer of the realm
make a lord of someone
The master of a household.
A person having formal authority over others, a ruler.
A person enjoying great respect in a community.
An aristocrat, a man of high rank in a feudal society or in one that retains feudal forms and institutions.
An owner, a master.
A titled nobleman or aristocrat
An affectionate term for one's boyfriend or husband.
Domineer or act like a lord.
A British aristocratic title used as a form of address for a marquess, earl or viscount; the usual style for a baron; a courtesy title for a younger son of a duke or marquess
The rendering of comparable (especially feudal) aristocratic ranks elsewhere (e.g. marquis, count)
A title for certain high officials and dignitaries such as Lord Mayor; a title for a British Anglican (arch)bishop whose see entitled to a seat in the House of Lords
Elected president of a festival.
A high priest
(used absolutely in monotheism: the Lord) God
(especially in Our Lord) Jesus Christ
The Horned God.
The House of Lords.
Origin: From lord, loverd, lhoaverd, from hlaford, hlafweard, from hlaf + weard. Compare also lady. More at loaf, ward.
a hump-backed person; -- so called sportively
one who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor
a titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a boron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank
a title bestowed on the persons above named; and also, for honor, on certain official persons; as, lord advocate, lord chamberlain, lord chancellor, lord chief justice, etc
one of whom a fee or estate is held; the male owner of feudal land; as, the lord of the soil; the lord of the manor
the Supreme Being; Jehovah
the Savior; Jesus Christ
to invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord
to rule or preside over as a lord
to play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; -- sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb
Origin: [OE. lord, laverd, loverd, AS. hlford, for hlfweard, i. e., bread keeper; hlf bread, loaf + weardian to look after, to take care of, to ward. See Loaf, and Ward to guard, and cf. Laird, Lady.]
Lord is a deferential appellation for a person or deity who has authority, control, or power over others; a master, chief, or ruler. In only a few cases is "lord" a substantive title in itself, most commonly that of the Lord of the Manor and certain vestigial titles from the age of feudalism such as Lord of Mann, in other cases it is a generic term applied, for example, to persons who hold a title of the peerage or persons entitled to courtesy titles, or to refer to a group or body of peers.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lawrd, n. a master: a superior: a husband: a ruler: the proprietor of a manor: a baron: a peer of the realm: the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl: a bishop, esp. if a member of parliament: (B.) the Supreme Being, Jehovah (when printed in capitals): a name also applied to Christ.—v.t. to raise to the peerage.—v.i. to act the lord: to tyrannise.—ns. Lord′liness; Lord′ling, a little lord: a would-be lord—also Lord′ing, Lord′kin.—adj. Lord′ly, like, becoming, or pertaining to a lord: dignified: haughty: tyrannical—also adv.—ns. Lordol′atry, excessive worship of nobility; Lords′-and-lā′dies, a popular name for the common arum (q.v.); Lord's′-day, the first day of the week; Lord′ship, state or condition of being a lord: the territory belonging to a lord: dominion: authority; Lord's′-sup′per, the sacrament of the communion, instituted at our Lord's last supper.—Lord-lieutenant of a county (see Lieutenant); Lord-lieutenant Of Ireland, a viceroy or deputy of the sovereign to whom the government of Ireland is nominally committed; Lord of misrule (see Misrule); Lords of Session, the judges of the Scotch Court of Session; Lords Ordinary, the five judges forming the outer house of the Court of Session; Lords spiritual, the archbishops and bishops in the House of Lords—opp. to Lords temporal, the peers proper.—House of Lords, the upper house in the two branches of the British parliament, consisting of the lords spiritual and temporal. [M. E. loverd, laverd—A.S. hláford—hláf, a loaf, bread, weard, warder.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'lord' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #702
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'lord' in Written Corpus Frequency: #627
Rank popularity for the word 'lord' in Nouns Frequency: #245
The numerical value of lord in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of lord in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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