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lorded

lorded is a past tense form of lord

lord (ennoble)

Definition:

to make a lord of someone

Class:

social verb (politics, social activities, events, etc.)

Related to:

Lord

Past tense:

lorded

Present participle:

lording

3rd-person singular present:

lords

Type of:

ennoble » promote » delegate » appoint

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Middle English laverd, loverd (13th century), from Old English hlaford "master...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

lord | Lord | my lord [sense-specific] | lordless [adjective, derived]

a person who has power or authority over others, such as a monarch or master | a male member of the nobility, especially in Britain | (in medieval ... (26 of 640 words, 13 definitions, 15 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/lord

Merriam-Webster:

lord [entry 1, noun] | Lord [sense-specific] | Lords [plural] | husband [synonym, sense-specific] | Jesus [synonym, sense-specific] | baron [synonym, sense-specific] | captain [synonym, sense-specific] | czar [synonym, sense-specific] | king [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

one having power and authority over others: a ruler by hereditary right or ... | "Lord": "god" [sense-specific] ; "Jesus" | a man of rank or high ... (25 of 384 words, 5 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/lord

lord [entry 2, verb]

to act like a lord ; especially, to put on airs [used with "it"] (14 of 39 words, 1 usage example)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/lord show=1

Oxford Dictionary:

lord | Lord | the Lords | God | lord it over | live like a lord | Lord of hosts | lord of the manor | Lord of Misrule | ...

a man of noble rank or high office; a nobleman | [British] a title given formally to a baron, and less formally to a marquess, earl, or viscount ... (27 of 367 words, 21 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/lord

Britannica Encyclopedia:

lord [British title]

in the British Isles, a general title for a prince or sovereign or for a feudal superior. In the United Kingdom the title today denotes a peer of the ... (29 of 354 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/347987​/lord

Random House Dictionary:

lord | Lord [sense-specific] | Lords [sense-specific] | lord it [sense-specific] | Lords: the Lords Spiritual and Lords Temporal comprising the House of Lords [sense-specific]

a person who has authority, control, or power over others; a master, chief, or ruler. | a person who exercises authority from property rights; an ... (24 of 212 words, 12 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/lord

New World Dictionary:

lord

a person having great power and authority; ruler; master | the owner and head of a feudal estate | one's husband: now humorous | God: with the except ... (25 of 210 words, 10 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lord

American Heritage Dictionary:

lord | lorded [past tense] | lording [present participle] | lords [3rd-person singular present] | Ld. [abbreviation, sense-specific] | Lords [abbreviation, sense-specific] | Lord [abbreviation, sense-specific]

A man of high rank in a feudal society or in one that retains feudal forms and institutions, especially: A king. | A territorial magnate. | The ... (25 of 181 words, 16 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lord

Macmillan British Dictionary:

lord | lords [plural] | the Lord | Lord | good/oh Lord | someone's lord and master | Lord knows | Lord only knows | my Lord

"the Lord": a name that Christians use for talking about God or Jesus Christ | [countable] a man who has a high rank in the British aristocracy ... (26 of 174 words, 7 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/lord

lord [verb] | lorded [past tense] | lording [present participle] | lords [3rd-person singular present] | lord it over someone

"lord it over someone": to treat someone in a way that shows that you think you are better or more important than them (23 of 49 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/lord 14

Wiktionary:

lord | lorded [past tense] | lording [present participle] | lords [3rd-person singular present] | lores [Spanish, plural] | possessor [synonym, sense-specific] | proprietor [synonym, sense-specific] | sovereign [synonym, sense-specific]

[obsolete] The master of a household. | A person having formal authority over others, a ruler. | A person enjoying great respect in a community. | An aristocrat, a man of high rank in a feudal society or in one that retains feudal forms and... (42 of 105 words, 10 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/lord

Cambridge Dictionary:

lord [entry 1]

a male peer | [informal] a man who has a lot of power in a particular area of activity (18 of 33 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/lord 1

lord [entry 2, informal] | lord it over someone

to behave as if you are better than someone and have the right to tell them what to do (19 of 36 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/lord 2

Wikipedia:

Lord

a deferential appellation for a person or deity who has authority, control, or power over others; a master, chief, or ruler. In only a few cases is "lord" a substantive title in itself, most commonly that of the Lord of the Manor and certain vestigial ... (45 of 3237 words, 2 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Lord

Encarta Dictionary:

lord | lords [plural]

a man who is a member of the nobility, especially in Great Britain | in medieval Europe, a powerful land- or property-owner, with authority over an ... (25 of 118 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861739213​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

lord

Origin: Middle English laverd, loverd (13th century), from Old English hlaford "master of a household, ruler, superior", also "God" (translating ... (19 of 102 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=lord

Wiktionary:

lord | lorded [past tense] | lording [present participle] | lords [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English lord, louerd, loverd, lhoaverd ("lord, master, ruler"), from Old English hlāford, hlāfweard ("lord, master, husband", literally "bread-keeper, bread-guardian"), from hlāf ("bread") + ... (24 of 42 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/lord

New World Dictionary:

lord

Origin: Middle English from Old English hlaford from earlier hlafweard from hlaf (see "loaf") + weard (see "ward"): basic ... (18 of 36 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lord

American Heritage Dictionary:

lord | lorded [past tense] | lording [present participle] | lords [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English, from Old English hlāford: hlāf, bread + weard, guardian; see wer- [entry 3] in Indo-European roots.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lord

Oxford Dictionary:

lord | Lord | the Lords | God | lord it over

Origin: Old English hlāford, from hlāfweard "bread-keeper", from a Germanic base (see "loaf1", "ward"). Compare with "lady"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/lord

Collins Dictionary:

lord | Lord

Origin: Old English hlāford bread keeper; see loaf1, ward

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/lord

Merriam-Webster:

lord [entry 1, noun] | Lord [sense-specific]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English loverd, lord, from Old English hlāford, from hlāf loaf + weard keeper, ward

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/lord

Encarta Dictionary:

lord | lords [plural]

Origin: Old English hlāford, contraction of hlāfweard "loaf-guardian" from hlāf, earlier form of loaf [entry 1]

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861739213​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

lord | lorded [past tense] | lording [present participle] | lords [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "lord"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/lord

Collins Dictionary:

lord | Lord

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "lord"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "Lord"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/lord

Macmillan British Dictionary:

lord | lords [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "lord"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/lord

lord [verb] | lorded [past tense] | lording [present participle] | lords [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "lord"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/lord 14

Macmillan American Dictionary:

lord | lords [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "lord"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/lord

lord [verb] | lorded [past tense] | lording [present participle] | lords [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "lord"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/lord 14

Cambridge Dictionary:

Lord [entry 3]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "Lord"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "Lord"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/lord 3

lord [entry 2, informal]

Audio: North American English pronunuciation of "lord"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/lord 2

lord [entry 1]

Audio: North American English pronunuciation of "lord"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/lord 1

Lord [entry 4]

Audio: North American English pronunuciation of "Lord"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/lord 4

the Free Dictionary:

lord

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "lord"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "lord"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "lord" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/lord

Google Dictionary:

lord | lords [plural] | lorded [past tense] | lording [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "lord"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=lord

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

lord

Audio: North American pronunciation of "lord"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=lord​0001 word=lord

YourDictionary Audio:

lord

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "lord" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/lord

freedictionary.org:

Lord

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Lord" by speech synthesizer

freedictionary​.org​/ Query=lord

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