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1lord/ˈloɚd/noun
plurallords
1lord
/ˈloɚd/
noun
plurallords
Learner's definition of LORD  
[count]  : a man who has power and authority: such as
: a man who ruled over a large area of land in the Middle Ages
   b  : a very powerful criminal
— see also slumlord, warlord
Lord [singular] 
— used as a name for God or Jesus Christ
   b 
Lord is used informally by itself and in phrases to make a statement or question more forceful or to express surprise, anger, etc.
[count]  : a man who is a member of the British nobility
   b  Lord [noncount]  — used as a title for certain British noblemen and male officials of high rank
— see also lord mayor
the Lords British  : house of lords

in the year of our Lord

— see year

Lord help someone

— see 1help

Lord knows

— see 1know

thank the Lord

— see thank
2lord/ˈloɚd/verb
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2lord
/ˈloɚd/
verb
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Learner's definition of LORD  

lord it over someone

: to act in a way that shows you think you are better or more important than someone
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