Roget category 7455. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.6. General intersocial volition
lord paramount —
lord of the ascendant — cock of the walk, cock of the roost — gray mare — mistress.
potentate — liege, liege lord — suzerain, sovereign, monarch, autocrat, despot, tyrant, oligarch.
crowned head, emperor, king, anointed king, majesty, imperator [Lat.], protector, president, stadholder†, judge.
ceasar, kaiser, czar, tsar, sultan, soldan†, grand Turk, caliph, imaum†, shah, padishah†, sophi†, mogul, great mogul, khan, lama, tycoon, mikado, tenno [Jap.], inca, cazique† — voivode† — landamman† — seyyid† — Abuna†, cacique†, czarowitz†, grand seignior.
prince, duke etc. (nobility) 875 — archduke, doge, elector — seignior — marland†, margrave — rajah, emir, wali, sheik nizam†, nawab.
empress, queen, sultana, czarina, princess, infanta, duchess, margravine† — czarevna†, czarita† — maharani, rani, rectrix†.
regent, viceroy, exarch†, palatine, khedive, hospodar†, beglerbeg†, three-tailed bashaw†, pasha, bashaw†, bey, beg, dey†, scherif†, tetrarch, satrap, mandarin, subahdar†, nabob, maharajah — burgrave† — laird etc. (proprietor) 779 — collector, commissioner, deputy commissioner, woon†.
the authorities, the powers that be, the government — staff, etat major [Fr.], aga†, official, man in office, person in authority — sircar†, sirkar†, Sublime Porte.
[Military authorities] marshal, field marshal, marechal† — general, generalissimo — commander in chief, seraskier†, hetman† — lieutenant general, major general — colonel, lieutenant colonel, major, captain, centurion, skipper, lieutenant, first lieutenant, second lieutenant, sublieutenant, officer, staff officer, aide-de-camp, brigadier, brigade major, adjutant, jemidar†, ensign, cornet, cadet, subaltern, noncommissioned officer, warrant officer — sergeant, sergeant major — color sergeant — corporal, corporal major — lance corporal, acting corporal — drum major — captain general, dizdar†, knight marshal, naik†, pendragon.
[Civil authorities] mayor, mayoralty — prefect, chancellor, archon, provost, magistrate, syndic — alcalde†, alcaid† — burgomaster, corregidor†, seneschal, alderman, councilman, committeeman, councilwoman, warden, constable, portreeve† — lord mayor — officer etc. (executive) 965 — dewan†, fonctionnaire [Fr.].
[Naval authorities] admiral, admiralty — rear admiral, vice admiral, port admiral — commodore, captain, commander, lieutenant, ensign, skipper, mate, master, officer of the day, OD — navarch†.
da locum melioribus [Lat.] —
der Furst ist der erste Diener seines Staats [G.],
the prince is the first servant of his state —
lord of thy presence and no land beside"
The content on this page comes straight from Project Gutenberg Etext of Roget's Thesaurus No. Two, which consists of the acclaimed work by Peter Mark Roget augmented with more recent material. Some changes where made to the formatting for improved readability.
Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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