What does regent mean?

Definitions for regentˈri dʒənt

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. regent, trustee(noun)

    members of a governing board

  2. regent(adj)

    someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch

  3. regent(ip)(adj)

    acting or functioning as a regent or ruler



  1. regent(Noun)

    One who rules in place of the monarch because the monarch is too young, absent, or disabled.

  2. regent(Noun)

    A member of governing board.

  3. Regent(Noun)

    a member of the British Royal Family who rules in a de facto fashion because the official king or queen is unable to do so for whatever reason.

  4. Origin: From regent, from regens; present participle of rego.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Regent(adj)

    ruling; governing; regnant

  2. Regent(adj)

    exercising vicarious authority

  3. Regent(adj)

    one who rules or reigns; a governor; a ruler

  4. Regent(adj)

    especially, one invested with vicarious authority; one who governs a kingdom in the minority, absence, or disability of the sovereign

  5. Regent(adj)

    one of a governing board; a trustee or overseer; a superintendent; a curator; as, the regents of the Smithsonian Institution

  6. Regent(adj)

    a resident master of arts of less than five years' standing, or a doctor of less than twwo. They were formerly privileged to lecture in the schools

  7. Origin: [L. regens, -entis, p. pr. of regere to rule: cf. F. rgent. See Regiment.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Regent

    rē′jent, adj. invested with interim or vicarious sovereign authority.—n. one invested with interim authority: one who rules for the sovereign: a college professor, as formerly in Scotland and elsewhere: a master or doctor who takes part in the regular duties of instruction and government in some universities.—ns. Rē′gent-bird, an Australian bird related to the bower-birds; Rē′gentess; Rē′gentship, office of a regent: deputed authority. [Fr.,—L. regens, -entis, pr.p. of regĕre, to rule.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of regent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of regent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

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  2. Hughs Wood:

    Our clients often receive hundreds of dollars in perks, credits, upgrades, and exclusive experiences, take for example our clients checking into the Regent Berlin in Germany through our Suite Access program. Not only will they receive a minimum of $ 200 on-property credit but they also receive a complimentary original piece of the Berlin Wall for rates that Hughs Wood says are comparable to those found elsewhere. Are there any special hotel offerings that are not widely advertised ? Even if you don’t book with a travel specialist, the hotel might offer programs or services that aren't publicized.

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