What does royalty mean?

Definitions for royalty
ˈrɔɪ əl tiroy·al·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. royalty(noun)

    payment to the holder of a patent or copyright or resource for the right to use their property

    "he received royalties on his book"

  2. royalty, royal family, royal line, royal house(noun)

    royal persons collectively

    "the wedding was attended by royalty"

Wiktionary

  1. royalty(Noun)

    The rank, status, power or authority of a monarch.

    Etymology: From roialté.

  2. royalty(Noun)

    People of royal rank, plus their families, treated as a group.

    Etymology: From roialté.

  3. royalty(Noun)

    A royal right or prerogative, such as the exploitation of a natural resource; the granting of such a right; payment received for such a right

    Etymology: From roialté.

  4. royalty(Noun)

    The payment received by an owner of real property for exploitation of mineral rights on his property.

    Etymology: From roialté.

  5. royalty(Noun)

    payment made to a writer, composer, inventor etc for the sale or use of intellectual property, invention etc.

    Etymology: From roialté.

  6. royalty(Noun)

    A king and a queen as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em

    Etymology: From roialté.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Royalty(noun)

    the state of being royal; the condition or quality of a royal person; kingship; kingly office; sovereignty

    Etymology: [OF. roialt, royault, F. royaut. See Royal, and cf. Regality.]

  2. Royalty(noun)

    the person of a king or sovereign; majesty; as, in the presence of royalty

    Etymology: [OF. roialt, royault, F. royaut. See Royal, and cf. Regality.]

  3. Royalty(noun)

    an emblem of royalty; -- usually in the plural, meaning regalia

    Etymology: [OF. roialt, royault, F. royaut. See Royal, and cf. Regality.]

  4. Royalty(noun)

    kingliness; spirit of regal authority

    Etymology: [OF. roialt, royault, F. royaut. See Royal, and cf. Regality.]

  5. Royalty(noun)

    domain; province; sphere

    Etymology: [OF. roialt, royault, F. royaut. See Royal, and cf. Regality.]

  6. Royalty(noun)

    that which is due to a sovereign, as a seigniorage on gold and silver coined at the mint, metals taken from mines, etc.; the tax exacted in lieu of such share; imperiality

    Etymology: [OF. roialt, royault, F. royaut. See Royal, and cf. Regality.]

  7. Royalty(noun)

    a share of the product or profit (as of a mine, forest, etc.), reserved by the owner for permitting another to use the property

    Etymology: [OF. roialt, royault, F. royaut. See Royal, and cf. Regality.]

  8. Royalty(noun)

    hence (Com.), a duty paid by a manufacturer to the owner of a patent or a copyright at a certain rate for each article manufactured; or, a percentage paid to the owner of an article by one who hires the use of it

    Etymology: [OF. roialt, royault, F. royaut. See Royal, and cf. Regality.]

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How to say royalty in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of royalty in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of royalty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of royalty in a Sentence

  1. Rizal Ramli:

    It is time to rewrite our history, (Freeport) has to pay 6-7 percent royalty.

  2. Yar Chaikovsky:

    The calculation of damages needs reform in patent law. We need some method of damages apportionment similar to what is making its way through Congress. As most of the companies I represent are in the high tech arena, the market capture rule, especially in cases where the plaintiff solely seeks a reasonable royalty, is problematic."

  3. Princess Leia Lucas:

    My (Hebrew) name and history are As Real As The Royalty I Come From. I'm full of it, and a true Hamburger as well. My Mixed Mutt DNA includes the names: Stewart, Romanov, Grimaldi, Hassan, Kahn, Khan, Borjigin, Chakri, Nassau... and a few surprises, such as Lucas, Disney, Hyde, Hoover, Turner, Brennan, Colby, Hayden, Schlesinger, Gates, Helms,...Fisher, Ford... LOVE YOU GUYS! - From your very own: Princess, Countess...

  4. Abdelaal Attia:

    You will not go to an area and start from scratch ... you know you have gold there. It's just about how much, the tax and royalty system can be applied in countries that don't have any information about their lands ... but EMRA has a century of work, reports, and maps.

  5. Scott Feinberg:

    She's playing beloved Hollywood royalty.

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