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Señoras

Señoras is a plural form of Señora

Señora

Definition:

a form of address for a married woman

Class:

communication noun (communicative processes and contents)

Usage:

Spanish

Plural:

Señoras

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Frau [German] | Madame [French] | madame [French] | Senhora [Portuguese] | senhora [Portuguese] | Signora [Italian] | signora [Italian] | Senora [Spanish] | senora [Spanish] | señora [Spanish] | Fr. [abbreviation, German] | Mistress [archaic] | Mme [abbreviation, French] | Mrs. [abbreviation, North America] | Mrs [abbreviation, Britain] | Sra. [abbreviation, Spanish]

Etymology:

Spanish, feminine of "Señor"
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

señora [Spanish] | señoras [plural]

a married Spanish or Spanish-speaking woman: a title of address equivalent to "Mrs" when placed before a name or "madam" when used alone (23 of 217 words, pronunciations)

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

American Heritage Dictionary:

señora | Sra. [abbreviation, sense-specific]

Used as a courtesy title before the surname or full name of a married woman in a Spanish-speaking area. | Used as a form of polite address for a woman ... (29 of 53 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/senora

Random House Dictionary:

señora | señoras [plural] | Sra. [abbreviation]

a Spanish term of address equivalent to "Mrs"., used alone or capitalized and prefixed to the name of a married or older woman. (23 of 42 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/senora

New World Dictionary:

señora | señoras [plural] | Sra [abbreviation, sense-specific]

Mrs.; Madam: Spanish title of respect | a married woman (9 of 22 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/se-nora

Wiktionary:

señora [Spanish] | señoras [plural] | Sra [synonym, sense-specific] | lady [synonym, sense-specific]

lady | wife or spouse (4 of 8 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/señora

Merriam-Webster:

senora

a married Spanish or Spanish-speaking woman [used as a title equivalent to "Mrs."] (13 of 39 words, pronunciations)

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

Wikipedia:

Senhor | senhora

the Portuguese word for lord, sir or mister. Its feminine form is senhora. The term is related to Spanish señor, Catalan senyor, Occitan sénher, French seigneur, and Italian signore. Originally it was only used to designate a feudal lord or sire, as... (42 of 431 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Senhor

Oxford Dictionary:

senhora

(in Portuguese-speaking countries) a woman, especially a married woman (often used as a title or polite form of address) (19 of 47 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/senhora

Macmillan British Dictionary:

Señora [countable] | Señoras [plural]

used as a title for a woman, like "Mrs", in Spanish-speaking countries (12 of 37 words, pronunciation)

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

Cambridge Dictionary:

Mrs

a title used before the family name or full name of a married woman who has no other title | used when expressing the idea that a married woman is ... (29 of 71 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/mrs

Columbia Encyclopedia:

title

in law, the means by which the owner has just and legal possession of his or her property. It's distinct from the document (e.g., a deed) that is ... (28 of 162 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0848879​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

señora | señoras [plural]

a Spanish title equivalent to English "Mrs." (7 of 31 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861716190​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Oxford Dictionary:

Señora | Senora

Origin: Spanish, feminine of "Señor"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Señora

Signora

Origin: Italian, feminine of signor (see "Signor")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Signora

senhora

Origin: Portuguese, feminine of "senhor"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/senhora

Wiktionary:

Señora [Spanish] | Señoras [plural]

Origin: Señor + -a

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Señora

-a

Origin: the homographic case endings of the nominative, accusative, and vocative forms of numerous Latin neuter second declension nouns. | Possibly due to the propensity in some non-rhotic dialects to pronounce words ending in -er as if they ended... (37 of 85 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/-a

signora | signoras [plural]

Origin: Italian

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/signora

American Heritage Dictionary:

señora

Origin: Spanish, feminine of señor, señor; see "señor".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/senora

signora | signore [plural] | signoras [plural]

Origin: Italian, feminine of signore, signore; see "signore".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/signora

New World Dictionary:

señora | señoras [plural]

Origin: Spanish, feminine of "señor"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/se-nora

signora

Origin: Italian, feminine of "signor"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/signora

Merriam-Webster:

senora

First use: 1579

Origin: Spanish señora, feminine of señor

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

signora | signoras [plural] | signore [plural]

First use: 1741

Origin: Italian, feminine of signore, signor

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

senhora

First use: 1802

Origin: Portuguese, feminine of senhor

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

Online Etymology:

senora

First use: 1570s

Origin: Spanish señora, feminine of señor.

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

Collins Dictionary:

signora [Italian] | signoras [plural] | signore [plural]

Origin: Italian, feminine of signore

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

Encarta Dictionary:

señora | señoras [plural]

First use: Late 16th century

Origin: Spanish from señor

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861716190​/definition​.html  [offline]

señor | señors [plural] | señores [plural]

First use: Early 17th century

Origin: Spanish from medieval Latin senior "lord, superior" from Latin

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861716189​/definition​.html  [offline]

signora | signoras [plural] | signore [plural] | Signora: Signoras [plural] | Signora: Signore [plural] | Signoras [plural] | Signore [plural]

First use: Mid-17th century

Origin: Italian, feminine form of signore

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861732923​/definition​.html  [offline]

senhora | senhoras [plural]

First use: Early 19th century

Origin: Portuguese from senhor

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861716168​/definition​.html  [offline]

senhor | senhors [plural] | senhores [plural]

First use: Late 18th century

Origin: Portuguese from medieval Latin senior "lord, superior" from Latin

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861716167​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Macmillan British Dictionary:

Señora [countable] | Señoras [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "Señora"

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

Macmillan American Dictionary:

Señora [countable] | Señoras [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Señora"

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

Collins Dictionary:

señora [Spanish] | señoras [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "señora"

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

signora [Italian] | signoras [plural] | signore [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "signora"

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

the Free Dictionary:

señora

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "señora"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "señora"

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

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/señora

Senora

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Senora"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Senora"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Senora

signora

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "signora"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "signora"

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

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/signora

Senhora

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Senhora"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Senhora"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Senhora

YourDictionary Audio:

señora

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

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/se-nora

señora

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

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/senora

signora

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

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/signora

senhora

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

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/senhora

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

senora

Audio: North American pronunciation of "senora"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=senora​01 word=senora

signora

Audio: North American pronunciation of "signora"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=signor​03 word=signora

senhora

Audio: North American pronunciation of "senhora"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=senhor​03 word=senhora

Google Dictionary:

senhora | senhoras [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "senhora"

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

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