Prince meaning

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A male member of a royal family other than the monarch, especially a son of the monarch.
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A nobleman of varying status or rank.
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An outstanding man, especially in a particular group or class.

A merchant prince.

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Any male monarch; esp., a king.
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A ruler whose rank is below that of king; head of a principality.
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A nonreigning male member of a royal family.
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Software that converts XML and HTML documents into the PDF format from YesLogic Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Australia (www.princexml.com). With versions for Windows, Mac and Linux, Prince uses cascading style sheets (CSS) for both XML, HTML and XHTML input. Known for its comprehensive support of intricate page layout, Prince enables extremely complex documents to be converted accurately into PDFs. Prince is also used to create custom PDF documents on the fly, such as invoices and receipts.
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(now archaic or historical) A (male) ruler, a sovereign; a king, monarch. [from 13th c.]
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Someone who is preeminent in their field; a great person. [from 13th c.]

He is a prince among men.

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The (male) ruler or head of a principality. [from 14th c.]
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A male member of a royal family other than the ruler; especially (in the United Kingdom) the son or grandson of the monarch. [from 14th c.]
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A non-royal high title of nobility, especially in France and the Holy Roman Empire.
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A common name of the mushroom Agaricus augustus.
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A type of court card used in Tarot cards, the equivalent to the Jack.
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Origin of prince

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin prīnceps per1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman, Old French prince, from Latin princeps (“first head"), from primus (“first") + capere (“seize, take").

    From Wiktionary