What does praetor mean?

Definitions for praetorˈpri tər

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. praetor, pretor(noun)

    an annually elected magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic

Webster Dictionary

  1. Praetor(noun)

    see Pretor


  1. Praetor

    Praetor was a title granted by the government of Ancient Rome to men acting in one of two official capacities: the commander of an army; or, an elected magistratus, assigned various duties. The functions of the magistracy, the praetura, are described by the adjective: the praetoria potestas, the praetorium imperium, and the praetorium ius, the legal precedents established by the praetores. Praetorium, as a substantive, denoted the location from which the praetor exercised his authority, either the headquarters of his castra, the courthouse of his judiciary, or the city hall of his provincial governorship.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of praetor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of praetor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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