Thesaurus

potentate

Synonyms and Antonyms of potentate

one who rules over a people with a sole, supreme, and usually hereditary authority
  • Charles inherited the position of potentate of the Holy Roman Empire from his grandfather, as well that of king of Spain from his father.
Synonyms of potentate
Words Related to potentate

Learn More about potentate


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up potentate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!