Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun knight

2 senses of knight

Sense 1
knight -- (originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit)
       => male aristocrat -- (a man who is an aristocrat)

Sense 2
knight, horse -- (a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa))
       => chessman, chess piece -- (any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb knight

1 sense of knight

Sense 1
knight, dub -- (raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted")
       => ennoble, gentle, entitle -- (give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility)

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