What does monarch mean?

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ˈmɒn ərk, -ɑrkmonarch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sovereign, crowned head, monarchnoun

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

  2. monarch, monarch butterfly, milkweed butterfly, Danaus plexippusnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. monarchnoun

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

  2. monarchnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monarchnoun

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

  2. Monarchnoun

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

  3. Monarchnoun

    a patron deity or presiding genius

  4. Monarchnoun

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

  5. Monarchadjective

    superior to others; preeminent; supreme; ruling

  6. 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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    Rank popularity for the word 'monarch' in Nouns Frequency: #3028

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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. 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.

  2. Miguel de Cervantes:

    You are a king by your own fireside, as much as any monarch in his throne.

  3. Mike Huckabee:

    I will not acquiesce to an imperial court any more than our Founders acquiesced to an imperial British monarch, we must resist and reject judicial tyranny, not retreat.

  4. British Vogue:

    British Vogue pays special tribute to Her Majesty The Queen by looking back on its own unique relationship with the Monarch during her seventy years on the throne.

  5. Abraham Lincoln:

    It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words And this, too, shall pass away.

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