What does monarch mean?

Definitions for monarch
ˈmɒn ərk, -ɑrkmonarch

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

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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  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. Prince Andrew:

    It could reduce the monarch to an essentially ceremonial and charitable role, the new involvement of the Supreme Court doesn't question the existence of the monarchy - yet. But if certain decisions and prerogatives are going to be controlled or taken away, then what has the prime minister got to go to speak to the queen about each week?

  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. John Major:

    No prime minister must ever treat the monarch or parliament in this way again.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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