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Synonyms for dictator
ˈdɪk teɪ tər, dɪkˈteɪ tərdic·ta·tor

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Princeton's WordNet2.6 / 11 votes

  1. dictatornoun

    a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine

    Synonyms:
    authoritarian, potentate

  2. dictator, potentatenoun

    a ruler who is unconstrained by law

    Synonyms:
    authoritarian, potentate

  3. authoritarian, dictatornoun

    a person who behaves in a tyrannical manner

    "my boss is a dictator who makes everyone work overtime"

    Synonyms:
    authoritarian, potentate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.3 / 3 votes

  1. dictatornoun

    Synonyms:
    despot, autocrat, absolute ruler

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dictatornoun

    Synonyms:
    despot, autocrat

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  1. List of paraphrases for "dictator":

    dictatorship

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#24512dictatorship
#29735authoritarian
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How to use dictator in a sentence?

  1. Robert Redford:

    Were up against a crisis I never thought Id see in my lifetime: a dictator-like attack by President Donald Trump on everything this country stands for, aslast weeks impeachment hearingsmade clear, our shared tolerance and respect for the truth, our sacred rule of law, our essential freedom of the press and our precious freedoms of speech --all have been threatened by a single man.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Gaddafi, terrible dictator, gotten rid of, right now, ISIS is gaining ground in Libya because of all of the destabilization in the region and all of the turmoil.

  3. Roger Wicker:

    Russian dictator Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked assault on Ukraine has threatened to plunge Europe into the deadliest conflict since 1945, putin’s continued attack on a sovereign nation demands a strong and united response from the U.S and our NATO allies. I am glad to visit Poland as we work together to halt Putin’s advance.

  4. Pastor Andrew Moroz:

    This is the way a dictator operates, this is one of his public demands.

  5. Jesse Lehrich:

    It's perfectly clear from her full comments that Hillary Clinton was saying not a single American life was lost during the Libyan intervention. We heeded the calls of our allies, our partners in the region, and the Libyan people and helped topple a murderous dictator who was prepared to massacre his own citizens, all without putting American boots on the ground.


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