1. Proper noun.  (biblical) (n-g, Typographical variant of Lord in some Bible translations.) .
  2. Proper noun.  (''used absolutely in monotheism'': the '''Lord''') God.
  3. Proper noun.  (Christianity) (especially in ''Our '''Lord''''') Jesus Christ.
  4. Proper noun.  A British aristocratic title used as a form of address for a marquess, earl or viscount; the usual style for a baron; a courtesy title for a younger son of a duke or marquess.
  5. Proper noun.  The rendering of comparable (especially feudal) aristocratic ranks elsewhere (e.g. marquis, count).
  6. Proper noun.  A title for certain high officials and dignitaries such as ''Lord Mayor''; a title for a British Anglican (arch)bishop whose see entitled to a seat in the House of Lords.
  7. Proper noun.  (context, in plural) The House of Lords.
  8. Proper noun.  Elected president of a festival.
  9. Noun.  (obsolete) The master of a household.
  10. Noun.  A person having formal authority over others, a ruler.
  11. Noun.  A person enjoying great respect in a community.
  12. Noun.  An aristocrat, a man of high rank in a feudal society or in one that retains feudal forms and institutions.
  13. Noun.  An owner, a master.
  14. Noun.  A titled nobleman or aristocrat.
  15. Noun.  (context, familiar, dated) An affectionate term for one's boyfriend or husband.
  16. Verb.  (intransitive, and) Domineer or act like a lord.

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