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Synonyms for empire
ˈɛm paɪər; for 8–10 also ɒmˈpɪərem·pire

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. empire

    Synonyms:
    dominion, sovereignty, rule, sway, kingdom, realm

    Antonyms:
    independence, insurrection, anarchy

Princeton's WordNet1.3 / 3 votes

  1. empire, imperiumnoun

    the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised

    Synonyms:
    imperium, conglomerate

  2. empirenoun

    a group of countries under a single authority

    "the British created a great empire"

    Synonyms:
    imperium, conglomerate

  3. empirenoun

    a monarchy with an emperor as head of state

    Synonyms:
    imperium, conglomerate

  4. conglomerate, empirenoun

    a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization

    Synonyms:
    imperium, conglomerate, pudding stone

  5. Empirenoun

    an eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh; used as both an eating and a cooking apple

    Synonyms:
    imperium, conglomerate

Editors Contribution5.0 / 1 vote

  1. dynasty

    a series of rulers that are all from the same family

    my grandmother taught me about some of the great dynasties of china.

    Submitted by rinat on February 7, 2016  

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. empirenoun

    Synonyms:
    sovereignty, supremacy, dominion, absolute authority, supreme dominion, imperial power

  2. empirenoun

    Synonyms:
    rule, sway, command, control, government

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. empirenoun

    Synonyms:
    sovereignty, sway, dominion, supremacy, realm, domain, kingdom

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "empire":

    imperium, reich, imperial, rule, rijk, kingdom, empire-building

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How to use empire in a sentence?

  1. June Jordan:

    All of Western tradition, from the late bloom of the British Empire right through the early doom of Vietnam, dictates that you do something spectacular and irreversible whenever you find yourself in or whenever you impose yourself upon a wholly unfamiliar situation belonging to somebody else. Frequently it's your soul or your honor or your manhood, or democracy itself, at stake.

  2. Adam Smith:

    To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers, may at first sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. It is, however, a project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers, but extremely fit for a nation that is governed by shopkeepers.

  3. Massimo Vidale:

    By appealing to Arab groups, the king made a serious step in the process of detaching Hatra from the shadow of the Parthian empire.

  4. Thomas Jennings:

    Among the leading matters which would occupy the attention of the meeting, were several important documents lately received from Europe, expressive of the sentiments that a very considerable portion of the people of the British Empire entertained respecting the deplorable situation of the colored people in the United States.

  5. Kateryna Stepanenko:

    They are the only ones that are explicitly saying ‘we need this war to survive. We need this war to continue to restore the greatness of Russian Empire,’ they have a very strong ideological mindset. They see Russia as a victorious state in this conflict. And their goal is for Russia to win and conquer all of Ukraine, and even potentially fight with NATO.


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