What does retinue mean?

Definitions for retinue
ˈrɛt nˌu, -ˌyuret·inue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cortege, retinue, suite, entourage(noun)

    the group following and attending to some important person

Wiktionary

  1. retinue(Noun)

    A group of servants or attendants, especially of someone considered important.

    the queen's retinues

    Etymology: From retenue, from retenue, past participle of retenir

  2. retinue(Noun)

    A service relationship.

    Etymology: From retenue, from retenue, past participle of retenir

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retinue(noun)

    the body of retainers who follow a prince or other distinguished person; a train of attendants; a suite

    Etymology: [OE. retinue, OF. retinue, fr. retenir to retain, engage, hire. See Retain.]

Freebase

  1. Retinue

    A retinue is a body of persons "retained" in the service of a noble or royal personage, a suite of "retainers".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Retinue

    ret′i-nū, n. the body of retainers who follow a person of rank: a suite: a cortege. [Retain.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. retinue

    Applied strictly to the admiral's suite or followers, though it means an accompanying train in general.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. retinue

    Applied strictly to the admiral’s suite or followers, though it means an accompanying train in general; whether military, naval, or civil.

Anagrams for retinue »

  1. neurite

  2. reunite

  3. uterine

How to pronounce retinue?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say retinue in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retinue in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retinue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of retinue

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