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1. king

noun. ['ˈkɪŋ'] a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom.

Synonyms

  • King of England
  • monarch
  • royal line
  • King of Great Britain
  • royal house
  • royal family
  • Rex
  • sovereign
  • male monarch
  • King of the Germans
  • royalty
  • King of France

Antonyms

  • female monarch
  • uncreativeness
  • Lady
  • noblewoman

Etymology

  • king (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with King

  • kwok-shing
  • yenching
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  • chongqing
  • chang-ming
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  • unring
  • string
  • spring
  • mei-ling
  • beijing
  • thwing
  • swing
  • sting
  • sling
  • schwing
  • pring
  • kring
  • kling
  • gring
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  • dring
  • cling
  • bring
  • zing
  • ying
  • xing
  • wring

Example sentences of the word king


1. Noun, singular or mass
He travels to help the king of the Danes, another tribe.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Beowulf shows a sense of honor by first getting permission from his king to travel to Heorot to help.

Quotes containing the word king


1. All that is gold does not glitter,Not all those who wander are lost;The old that is strong does not wither,Deep roots are not reached by the frost.From the ashes a fire shall be woken,A light from the shadows shall spring;Renewed shall be blade that was broken,The crownless again shall be king.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

2. Stephen King has inspired me with his humor and honesty, and his admonition that the author's job is to tell the truth.
- Barry Eisler

3. King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner.
- Benjamin Disraeli

2. king

noun. ['ˈkɪŋ'] a competitor who holds a preeminent position.

Synonyms

  • competitor
  • contender
  • challenger
  • queen
  • world-beater
  • competition

Antonyms

  • male aristocrat
  • cooperation
  • ignore
  • low status

Etymology

  • king (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. king

noun. ['ˈkɪŋ'] a very wealthy or powerful businessman.

Synonyms

  • magnate
  • power
  • baron
  • mogul
  • tycoon
  • big businessman
  • business leader
  • oil tycoon
  • man of affairs
  • top executive

Antonyms

  • inaptitude
  • inability
  • unable
  • incapacity

Etymology

  • king (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. King

noun. United States woman tennis player (born in 1943).

Synonyms

  • Billie Jean Moffitt King

5. King

noun. United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968).

Synonyms

  • Martin Luther King

6. King

noun. United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925).

Synonyms

  • Riley B King

7. king

noun. ['ˈkɪŋ'] a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward.

Synonyms

  • chequer

Antonyms

  • powerless
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • king (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. king

noun. ['ˈkɪŋ'] preeminence in a particular category or group or field.

Synonyms

  • preeminence
  • eminence
  • distinction

Antonyms

  • poof
  • fairy
  • nance
  • pouf

Etymology

  • king (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. king

noun. ['ˈkɪŋ'] (chess) the weakest but the most important piece.

Synonyms

  • chessman

Antonyms

  • unfree
  • subordinate

Etymology

  • king (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. king

noun. ['ˈkɪŋ'] one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king.

Synonyms

  • picture card
  • face card

Antonyms

  • powerful
  • powerlessness
  • ineffectiveness

Etymology

  • king (Middle English (1100-1500))
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