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Meaning of king

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom [syn: {king}, {male
           monarch}, {Rex}] [ant: {female monarch}, {queen}, {queen
      2: a competitor who holds a preeminent position [syn: {king},
         {queen}, {world-beater}]
      3: a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron" [syn:
         {baron}, {big businessman}, {business leader}, {king},
         {magnate}, {mogul}, {power}, {top executive}, {tycoon}]
      4: preeminence in a particular category or group or field; "the
         lion is the king of beasts"
      5: United States woman tennis player (born in 1943) [syn:
         {King}, {Billie Jean King}, {Billie Jean Moffitt King}]
      6: United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in
         1925) [syn: {King}, {B. B. King}, {Riley B King}]
      7: United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist
         minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks
         (1929-1968) [syn: {King}, {Martin Luther King}, {Martin
         Luther King Jr.}]
      8: a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row
         where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either
         forward or backward
      9: one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture
         of a king
      10: (chess) the weakest but the most important piece

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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