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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
king (noun)
1.
a) a male monarch of a major territorial unit , especially one whose position is hereditary and who rules for life
b) a paramount chief
2.
capitalized - god christ
3.
one that holds a preeminent position , especially a chief among competitors
4.
the principal piece of each color in chess having the power to move ordinarily one square in any direction and to capture opposing pieces but being obliged never to enter or remain in check
5.
a playing card marked with a stylized figure of a king
6.
a checker that has been crowned
7.
- chinook salmon
King (biographical name)
B. B. 1925–     originally Am. blues musician - Riley B. King
King (biographical name)
Billie Jean 1943–     née Am. tennis player - Moffitt
King (biographical name)
Ernest Joseph 1878–1956 Am. admiral
King (biographical name)
Martin Luther, Jr. 1929–1968 Am. clergyman & civil rights leader
King (biographical name)
Rufus 1755–1827 Am. polit. & diplomat
King (biographical name)
Stephen (Edwin) 1947–     Am. writer
King (biographical name)
William Lyon Mackenzie 1874–1950 Canad. statesman; prime min. (1921–26; 1926–30; 1935–48)
King (biographical name)
William Rufus de Vane 1786–1853 Am. polit.; vice pres. of the United States (1853)
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
king (noun)
1.
a person of rank, power, or influence in a particular field
SYNONIMS:
baron, captain, czar ( tsar tzar), king, lion, lord, mogul, monarch, Napoleon, prince, tycoon
RELATED WORDS:
big boy, big cheese, bigfoot, biggie, big gun, big shot, big wheel, bigwig, fat cat, figure, heavy, heavyweight, honcho, kahuna, main man, mover and shaker, nabob, nawab, notable, personage, pooh-bah ( poo-bah), supremo [], VIP; celebrity, personality, star, superstar; deity, demigod, god
NEAR ANTONYMS:
half-pint, lightweight, small-timer; inferior, subordinate, underling; nobody, nothing, zero
king (noun)
the being worshipped as the creator and ruler of the universe
SYNONIMS:
Allah, Almighty, Author, Creator, Divinity, Eternal, Everlasting, Father, God, Godhead, Jehovah, Lord, Maker, Providence, Supreme Being, Yahweh ( Jahveh Yahveh)
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