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1. royal

adjective. ['ˈrɔɪəl'] belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler.

Synonyms

  • imperial
  • noble
  • majestic
  • regal

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • achromatic
  • unrhetorical
  • ignoble

Etymology

  • roial (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • regalis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Royal

  • disloyal
  • loyall
  • loyal
  • joyal
  • doyel

Sentences with royal


1. Noun, singular or mass
Apply a second coat of royal icing in the same way as the first.

2. Adjective
Pipe two rows of dots around the top edge and fill the sides with royal icing dots.

Quotes about royal


1. There will be no more British guys. Unless they are members of the royal family, of course.
- Meg Cabot, Queen of Babble

2. When the immense drugged universe explodesIn a cascade of unendurable colourAnd leaves us gasping naked,This is no more than the ectasy of chaos:Hold fast, with both hands, to that royal loveWhich alone, as we know certainly, restoresFragmentation into true being.Ecstasy of Chaos
- Robert Graves, Poems 1965-1968

3. Reading is the royal road to intellectual eminence...Truly good books are more than mines to those who can understand them. They are the breathings of the great souls of past times. Genius is not embalmed in them, but lives in them perpetually.
- William Ellery Channing

2. quasi-royal

adjective. having the power but not the rank or title of a king.

Synonyms

  • crownless

Antonyms

  • high-crowned
  • comate

3. royal

noun. ['ˈrɔɪəl'] a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast.

Synonyms

  • canvas
  • sheet
  • canvass

Antonyms

  • reactive
  • inferior
  • stand still
  • uncover

Etymology

  • roial (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • regalis (Latin)

4. royal

adjective. ['ˈrɔɪəl'] invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown.

Antonyms

  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • roial (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • regalis (Latin)

5. royal

adjective. ['ˈrɔɪəl'] being of the rank of a monarch.

Antonyms

  • dishonorable

Etymology

  • roial (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • regalis (Latin)

6. royal

noun. ['ˈrɔɪəl'] stag with antlers of 12 or more branches.

Synonyms

  • royal stag

Antonyms

  • Lady
  • noblewoman

Etymology

  • roial (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • regalis (Latin)
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