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The elected head of any state of the U.S.
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  1. The elected head of any state of the U.S.
  2. An official appointed to govern a colony or territory.
  3. (Brit., Informal) A person having authority; esp., one's father or employer
A person or thing that leads; directing, commanding, or guiding head, as of a group or activity
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  1. A person or thing that leads; directing, commanding, or guiding head, as of a group or activity
  2. The principal performer in an orchestral section or a group.
  3. One who has influence or power, especially of a political nature.
The chief public representative of a nation having duties, privileges and responsibilities varying greatly depending on the constitutional rules; a monarch in a monarchy, and often styled president in a republic, but variations such as collegiality exist.
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  1. The chief public representative of a nation having duties, privileges and responsibilities varying greatly depending on the constitutional rules; a monarch in a monarchy, and often styled president in a republic, but variations such as collegiality exist.
In parliamentary governments, the formal head, usually the presiding member of the legislative assembly or council
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  1. In parliamentary governments, the formal head, usually the presiding member of the legislative assembly or council
  2. The chief officer of a branch of government, corporation, board of trustees, university, or similar body.
  3. The chief executive of a republic having no prime minister
Alternative capitalization of prime minister.
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  1. Alternative capitalization of prime minister.
  2. In parliamentary governments, the chief executive and, usually, head of the cabinet
  3. A chief minister appointed by a ruler.
Any chief official
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  1. Any chief official
  2. The chief executive officer of a Canadian province
  3. The chief minister of an Australian state
The President of the U.S.
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  1. The President of the U.S.
  2. A principal executive official, such as the leader of a nation's government or the governor of a state.
  3. Chief executive officer.
Traditionally, the title of the chief judge of a court of chancery.
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  1. Traditionally, the title of the chief judge of a court of chancery.
  2. (Rare) The chief secretary of an embassy or consulate
  3. (Obs.) An official secretary to a nobleman or, esp., a king
(Obs.) The single or sole ruler of a state
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  1. (Obs.) The single or sole ruler of a state
  2. A sole and absolute ruler.
  3. A sovereign, such as a king or empress, often with constitutionally limited authority:
A national governing council or committee.
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  1. A national governing council or committee.
  2. A person who possesses sovereign authority or power; specif., a monarch or ruler
  3. A king, queen, or other noble person who serves as chief of state; a ruler or monarch.
The male ruler of an empire.
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  1. The male ruler of an empire.
  2. The supreme ruler of an empire
  3. The emperor moth.
An outstanding man, especially in a particular group or class:
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  1. An outstanding man, especially in a particular group or class:
  2. A hereditary male ruler; a king.
  3. A ruler whose rank is below that of king; head of a principality
A person having great power; ruler; monarch
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  1. A person having great power; ruler; monarch
  2. One who has the power and position to rule over others; a monarch.
A person who orders others about domineeringly, or one whose pronouncements on some subject are meant to be taken as the final word
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  1. A person who orders others about domineeringly, or one whose pronouncements on some subject are meant to be taken as the final word
  2. An absolute ruler.
  3. In ancient Rome, a magistrate with supreme authority, appointed in times of emergency
(U.S. Navy) An officer ranking above a lieutenant commander and below a captain
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  1. (U.S. Navy) An officer ranking above a lieutenant commander and below a captain
  2. The chief commissioned officer of a military unit regardless of his or her rank.
  3. A naval officer whose rank is above that of a lieutenant commander and below that of captain.
One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
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  1. One who is highest in rank or authority; a leader.
  2. The head or leader of a group, organization, etc.; person of highest title or authority
  3. A chief petty officer.
In a school or college, a student in charge of the equipment and records of a team under the supervision of a coach
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  1. In a school or college, a student in charge of the equipment and records of a team under the supervision of a coach
  2. A person who manages
  3. One who manages affairs or expenditures, as of a household, a client (as an entertainer or athlete), an athletic team, etc.
One, especially a man or boy, who adjudicates; compare: adjudicatrix.
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  1. One, especially a man or boy, who adjudicates; compare: adjudicatrix.
A member of a board that governs an institution, such as a state university.
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  1. A member of a board that governs an institution, such as a state university.
  2. A person appointed to rule a monarchy when the sovereign is absent or too young or incapacitated to rule
  3. (Now Rare) A ruler; governor
A device that displays graphical information concerning the targets of a weapons system in real time.
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  1. A device that displays graphical information concerning the targets of a weapons system in real time.
  2. One who directs; the person in charge of managing a department or directorate (e.g., director of engineering), project, or production (as in a show or film, e.g., film director).
  3. A member of a board chosen to direct the affairs of a corporation or institution
Find another word for ruler. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ruler, like: governor, leader, head-of-state, president, prime-minister, premier, chief-executive, chancellor, monarch, sovereign and emperor.