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

2 senses of royal

Sense 1
royal -- (a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast)
       => sail, canvas, canvass, sheet -- (a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel)

Sense 2
royal, royal stag -- (stag with antlers of 12 or more branches)
       => stag -- (adult male deer)

Antonyms of adj royal

3 of 5 senses of royal

Sense 3
royal -- (being of the rank of a monarch; "of royal ancestry"; "princes of the blood royal")

INDIRECT (VIA noble) -> lowborn -- (of humble birth or origins; "a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor")

Sense 4
imperial, majestic, purple, regal, royal -- (belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head")

INDIRECT (VIA noble) -> lowborn -- (of humble birth or origins; "a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor")

Sense 5
royal -- (invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown; "the royal (or crowned) heads of Europe")

INDIRECT (VIA crowned) -> uncrowned, crownless -- (not (especially not yet) provided with a crown; "the uncrowned king")

Similarity of adj royal

5 senses of royal

Sense 1
royal -- (of or relating to or indicative of or issued or performed by a king or queen or other monarch; "the royal party"; "the royal crest"; "by royal decree"; "a royal visit")

Sense 2
royal -- (established or chartered or authorized by royalty; "the Royal Society")

Sense 3
royal -- (being of the rank of a monarch; "of royal ancestry"; "princes of the blood royal")
       => noble (vs. lowborn) -- (of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth")

Sense 4
imperial, majestic, purple, regal, royal -- (belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head")
       => noble (vs. lowborn) -- (of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth")

Sense 5
royal -- (invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown; "the royal (or crowned) heads of Europe")
       => crowned (vs. uncrowned) -- (provided with or as if with a crown or a crown as specified; often used in combination; "a high-crowned hat"; "an orange-crowned bird"; "a crowned signet ring")

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