What does potentate mean?

Definitions for potentateˈpoʊt nˌteɪt

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dictator, potentate(noun)

    a ruler who is unconstrained by law


  1. potentate(Noun)

    A powerful leader; a monarch; a ruler

Webster Dictionary

  1. Potentate(adj)

    one who is potent; one who possesses great power or sway; a prince, sovereign, or monarch

  2. Origin: [LL. potentatus, fr. potentare to exercise power: cf. F. potentat. See Potent, a.]


  1. Potentate

    Potentate is a term for a person with potent, sometimes supreme, power. In Modern English the term is used to describe people with much political or business power.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of potentate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of potentate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Today, the Jewish people face another attempt by yet another Persian potentate to destroy us.

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