Synonyms of lord
1 peerDictionary • She married a lord and lives in a huge house in the country.
peer • He was made a life peer in 1981.
noble • In those days, many of the nobles and landowners were a law unto themselves.
baron • Yes, our friend the baron has his problems.
aristocrat • He is the archetypal English aristocrat
2 rulerDictionary • It was the home of the powerful lords of Baux.
ruler • He was an indecisive ruler.
leader • the leader of the Conservative Party
chief • The new leader is the deputy chief of the territory's defence force.
king • In 1154, Henry II became king of England.
prince • the prince and other royal guests
master • My master ordered me to deliver the message.
governor • He was governor of the province in the late 1970s.
commander • The commander and some of his men had been released.
monarch • She will never stand down as monarch and we fully support her.
sovereign • the first British sovereign to set foot on Spanish soil
liege • Poachers made truces with their liege lords.
potentate • a rich Eastern potentate
3 rulerDictionary • the lords of the black market
baron • the battle against the drug barons
tycoon • a self-made property tycoon
bigwig (informal) • a former communist bigwig who heads the local parliament
big shot (informal)
big wheel (slang)
big noise (informal)
heavy hitter (informal)
IDIOM:▷ lord it over someone
PHRASE:▷ the Lord or Our Lord
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aristocratAn aristocrat is someone whose family has a high social rank, especially someone who has a title.
• He is the archetypal English aristocrat
• Yes, our friend the baron has his problems.
baronYou can use baron to refer to someone who controls a large amount of a particular industry or activity and who is therefore extremely powerful.
• the battle against the drug barons
Thesaurus for lord from the Collins English Thesaurus
a person who has power or authority over others, such as a monarch or master