Kingship

  • 1 Kingship — King ship, n. The state, office, or dignity of a king; royalty. Landor …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 kingship — (n.) early 14c., from KING (Cf. king) + SHIP (Cf. ship) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 kingship — [kiŋ′ship΄] n. 1. the position, rank, dignity, or dominion of a king 2. the rule of a king 3. [K ] majesty: a title sometimes used (with his) in referring to a king …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 kingship —    All of the city states, kingdoms, and empires of ancient Mesopotamia were ruled by kings. Even when the Greeks, who had much experience with democracy, took over the region following the fall of the Persian Empire, they continued the local… …

    Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • 5 KINGSHIP —    According to Mesopotamian belief, “kingship came down from heaven” and was therefore a divinely decreed institution. The notion that kings were chosen for their office by the gods of the land is expressed in the royal inscriptions of all… …

    Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • 6 kingship — [[t]kɪ̱ŋʃɪp[/t]] N UNCOUNT Kingship is the fact or position of being a king. He was unfitted by temperament and education for the duties of kingship …

    English dictionary

  • 7 kingship — king|ship [ˈkıŋʃıp] n [U] the official position or condition of being a king ▪ the responsibilities of kingship …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 kingship — noun (U) the official position or condition of being a king: the responsibilities of kingship …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 kingship — /ˈkɪŋʃɪp/ (say kingship) noun 1. kingly state, office, or dignity. 2. kingly rule. 3. aptitude for kingly duties. 4. Rare (preceded by his, your, etc.) (a title used in referring to a king.) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 10 kingship — king ► NOUN 1) the male ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by birth. 2) the best or most important person or thing in a sphere or group. 3) a playing card bearing a representation of a king, ranking next below …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 kingship — noun Date: 14th century 1. the position, office, or dignity of a king 2. the personality of a king 3. government by a king …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 kingship — /king ship/, n. 1. the state, office, or dignity of a king. 2. rule by a king; monarchy. 3. aptitude for kingly duties. 4. (cap.) a title used in referring to a king; Majesty (prec. by His or Your). [1275 1325; ME kingscip. See KING, SHIP] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 kingship — noun a) The dignity, rank or office of a king; the state of being a king b) A monarchy …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 kingship — Synonyms and related words: acme, authority, authorization, baronetcy, barony, be all and end all, blue ribbon, caliphate, championship, command, control, czardom, directorship, dominion, dukedom, earldom, effectiveness, emperorship, empery,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 kingship — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. supremacy, sovereignty, monarchy, majesty; see power 2 , royalty …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 kingship — king|ship [ kıŋ,ʃıp ] noun singular or uncount VERY FORMAL the position of king, or the fact that someone is king …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 kingship — king·ship || kɪŋʃɪp n. position or duties of a king; monarchy …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 kingship — n. Royalty, monarchy, sovereignty …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 kingship — n 1. dominion, power, rule, command, ascendancy, supremacy; sway, authority, sovereignty, regnancy; monarchy, the throne, the crown, the scepter, reign, regime; accession, succession, election. 2. dignity, royalty, augustness, loftiness, eminence …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20 kingship — king·ship …

    English syllables