What does royalty mean?

Definitions for royalty
ˈrɔɪ əl tiroy·al·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. royaltynoun

    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 housenoun

    royal persons collectively

    "the wedding was attended by royalty"

Wiktionary

  1. royaltynoun

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

    Etymology: From roialté.

  2. royaltynoun

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

    Etymology: From roialté.

  3. royaltynoun

    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. royaltynoun

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

    Etymology: From roialté.

  5. royaltynoun

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

    Etymology: From roialté.

  6. royaltynoun

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

    Etymology: From roialté.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Royaltynoun

    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. Royaltynoun

    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. Royaltynoun

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

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

  4. Royaltynoun

    kingliness; spirit of regal authority

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

  5. Royaltynoun

    domain; province; sphere

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

  6. Royaltynoun

    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. Royaltynoun

    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. Royaltynoun

    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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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. Mohan Guruswamy:

    We have elevated this family to royalty and built a personality cult around them, what the BJP is doing is pure politics. But, at the same time, the need to give space to other people is justified.

  2. Sher Khan:

    We have suggested to the government that it should increase the royalty to at least 2,000 rupees( $ 20) per cubic foot, to discourage locals from working with the timber mafia.

  3. Paul Chambers:

    The political culture of Thailand finds that royalty can not be challenged and for anyone to politically challenge this royalty, well that's simply not acceptable through the political culture, i doubt any other candidate would dare run against her.

  4. Kevin Headland:

    We are getting a little bit more clarity as to how those royalty streams are going to be taxed and paid, clarity is always good for the equity markets, especially when the clarity is on a good news front for the energy patch.

  5. Ghislaine Maxwell:

    Virginia Roberts Giuffre was not rude or anything about it, Ghislaine Maxwell said thank you and some kind of soft sentiments like that and left, i just couldn't believe it, I couldn't believe that even royalty were involved.

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