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Definition of Lord


  1. A hump-backed person; -- so called sportively.
  2. One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor.
  3. A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a boron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank.
  4. A title bestowed on the persons above named; and also, for honor, on certain official persons; as, lord advocate, lord chamberlain, lord chancellor, lord chief justice, etc.
  5. A husband.
  6. One of whom a fee or estate is held; the male owner of feudal land; as, the lord of the soil; the lord of the manor.
  7. The Supreme Being; Jehovah.
  8. The Savior; Jesus Christ.
  9. To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord.
  10. To rule or preside over as a lord.
  11. To play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; -- sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb.

Lord Quotations

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
Douglas MacArthur

Never give up on your dream... because you never know what the Lord can bless you with.
Kelly Rowland

If one has the answers to all the questions - that is the proof that God is not with him. It means that he is a false prophet using religion for himself. The great leaders of the people of God, like Moses, have always left room for doubt. You must leave room for the Lord, not for our certainties; we must be humble.
Pope Francis

There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things.
Dwight L. Moody

Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime. - Martin Luther
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
Martin Luther
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Lord Translations

lord in Dutch is lord
lord in French is monsieur
lord in German is Gebieter
lord in Italian is signore
lord in Italian is padrone
lord in Latin is dominus domno, erus
lord in Portuguese is senhor
lord in Spanish is sr
lord in Swedish is lord, herre

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