lords (plural noun)
  1. a man of noble rank or high office; a nobleman.
    "lords and ladies were entertained here"
    noble · nobleman · peer · aristocrat · patrician · grandee · feudal lord ·
    landowner · lord of the manor · seigneur · duke · earl · viscount
    • (Lord)
      (in the UK) a title given formally to a baron, and less formally to a marquess, earl, or viscount (prefixed to a family or territorial name).
      "Lord Derby"
    • (the Lords)
      (in the UK) the House of Lords, or its members collectively.
    • (Lord)
      (in the UK) a courtesy title given to a younger son of a duke or marquess (prefixed to a Christian name).
      "Lord John Russell"
    • used in compound titles of other people of authority.
      "Lord High Executioner"
    • historical
      a feudal superior, especially the owner of a manor house.
    • a master or ruler.
      "our lord the king"
      master · lord and master · ruler · leader · chief · superior ·
      monarch · sovereign · king · emperor · prince · governor · commander · captain · overlord · suzerain · baron · potentate · liege · liege lord
    • (Lord)
      a name for God or Christ.
      "give thanks to the Lord"
      God · the Father · Jehovah · the Almighty · the Supreme Being ·
      the Deity · Jesus · Jesus Christ · Christ · Christ the Lord · the Messiah · the Saviour · the Son of God · the Redeemer · the Lamb of God · the Prince of Peace · the King of Kings
  1. used in exclamations expressing surprise or worry, or for emphasis.
    "Lord, I'm cold!"
lords (third person present) · lorded (past tense) · lorded (past participle) · lording (present participle)
  1. (lord it over)
    act in a superior and domineering manner towards (someone).
    "when we were at school, you used to lord it over us"
    order about/around · boss about/around · give orders to · domineer ·
    dominate · dictate to · pull rank on · tyrannize · bully · browbeat · oppress · repress · ride roughshod over · have under one's thumb · be overbearing · put on airs · swagger · throw one's weight about/around · act big
    be submissive
  2. archaic
    confer the title of Lord upon.
    "Sir Cadwallader Pleadwell has been lately lorded"
Old English hlāford, from hlāfweard ‘bread-keeper’, from a Germanic base (see loaf1, ward). Compare with lady.
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How to use lord in a sentence?
he is one of those pitiable petty autarchs who habitually lord it over children and helpless underlings.
an estafette was forwarded to the lord Lieutenant, to inform him of the news.
Alas, my lord, that you should confuse your bride with another. Fie, I say!.
the arms have been matriculated by the lord Lyon King of Arms in Edinburgh.
how is it that ye have agreed together, to tempt the Spirit of the lord?.
the lord and his family ate on a raised platform at one end of the hall.
he sent another note to lord Grey recalling his earlier communication.
lord Ralph blenched at the very idea of working from dawn until dusk.
the lord Chancellor canvassed the views of various legal eminences.
the drummer's wearing a beret he's liberated from lord knows where.
the Law Society will make representations to the lord Chancellor.
the lord chancellor and the judges will consider the application.
J.R.R. Tolkien's epic fantasy trilogy, The lord of the Rings.
‘Hosanna, blessed is he who comes in the name of the lord.’.
the largely ceremonial position of lord Lieutenant of Kent.
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How to say lord in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)Here, heer
Arabic (NOUN)الرب, اللورد, لورد, يا رب, رب, ربي, مولاي, الله, سيدي, يا الهي, سيد
Bangla প্রভু
Bosnian (Latin) Gospodin
Bulgarian (NOUN)Господ, Властелинът, лорд, Бог
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (NOUN)senyor, Jehovà
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (NOUN)gospodin, lorda, Jahve, Bože, Jahvina, Bog, Bogu, Boga
Czech (NOUN)pán, pána, lorde, Hospodin, Pánu, pane, pánem, Bože, Bůh
Danish (NOUN)Herren
Dutch (NOUN)heer, here, Heere
Estonian (NOUN)Issand, isand, Sõrmuste, Jumal
Fijian Turaga
Filipino Panginoon
Finnish (NOUN)herra, lordi
French (NOUN)Seigneur, éternel, Dieu
German (NOUN)Herr, Lords, Fürst, Gott
Greek (NOUN)Λόρδος, κύριος, άρχοντας, ο λόρδος, ο κύριός, Κύριε
Haitian Creole Seyè a
Hebrew (NOUN)לורד, הלורד, אדון, ללורד, האל, אלוהים, האדון, ישוע, אלוקים, אלי, אדוני
Hindi (NOUN)यहोवा, प्रभु, भगवान, लॉर्ड, स्वामी
Hmong Daw tswv
Hungarian (NOUN)úr, Urunk, Urat, uram, Úrnak, ura, nagyúr, Úrhoz, Úrban, Úrtól, úrral
Icelandic (NOUN)Drottinn, herra, Guð
Indonesian (NOUN)Tuhan, tuan, penguasa
Italian (NOUN)signore, eterno, Dio
Japanese (NOUN)主, 卿, 藩主, 領主, ロード, 主人
Kiswahili (NOUN)Bwana
Klingon joH
Korean (NOUN)주님, 주께서, 여호와, 주, 제왕, 영주, 하나님, 경, 주인
Latvian (NOUN)lords, kungs, kunga, kungu, pavēlnieks, valdnieks, Dievs
Lithuanian (NOUN)Viešpats, lordas, Domini, Vieπpats, ponai, ponas, šventė
Malagasy tompo
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)Tuhan, tuan
Norwegian Bokmål Herren
Persian (NOUN)خداوند, پروردگار, لرد, ارباب, خدا
Polish (NOUN)pana, pan, panie, Panu, panem, Lorda, Pański, władca
Portuguese (NOUN)senhor, Lorde, Deus
Querétaro Otomi 'Ño̲ho̲
Romanian (NOUN)domnul, doamne, stăpânul, domn, Lordul
Russian (NOUN)Господь, лорд, Владыка, повелитель, Бог, Боже
Samoan Alii
Serbian (Cyrillic) Господару
Serbian (Latin) Gospodaru
Slovak (NOUN)pána, pán, pánovi, Hospodin, pane, lorda, pánom
Slovenian (NOUN)gospod, Jahve, Bog
Spanish (NOUN)señor, Jehová, Seor, Dios
Swedish (NOUN)Herren, sagan, lorden
Tahitian Fatu
Tamil இறைவன்
Telugu యెహోవా
Thai (NOUN)พระเจ้า, ลอร์ด, พระ
Tongan 'Eiki
Turkish (NOUN)Rab, Rabbim, Tanrım, efendi, Tanri
Ukrainian (NOUN)Господь, лорд, лорда, володар, Лорду, владика, пан, Бога
Urdu (NOUN)خداوند, رب, لارڈ, پربھو, وند, پروردگار, مالک
Vietnamese (NOUN)chúa, chúa tể
Welsh (NOUN)Arglwydd
Yucatec Maya Máako'
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