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

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. empire

    dominion, sovereignty, rule, sway, kingdom, realm

    independence, insurrection, anarchy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. empire, imperiumnoun

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

    imperium, conglomerate

  2. empirenoun

    a group of countries under a single authority

    "the British created a great empire"

    imperium, conglomerate

  3. empirenoun

    a monarchy with an emperor as head of state

    imperium, conglomerate

  4. conglomerate, empirenoun

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

    imperium, conglomerate, pudding stone

  5. Empirenoun

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

    imperium, conglomerate

Editors Contribution

  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 Synonymes

  1. empirenoun

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

  2. empirenoun

    rule, sway, command, control, government

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. empirenoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  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. Joe McConnell:

    To find evidence that a volcano on the other side of the Earth erupted and effectively contributed to the demise of the Romans and the( ancient) Egyptians and the rise of Roman Empire is fascinating, people have been speculating about this for many years, so it's exciting to be able to provide some answers.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    I did not come from a family that taught me to build a corporate empire through housing discrimination, i protested housing discrimination.

  3. Pythagorus:

    No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.

  4. Lao Tzu:

    He who loves the world as his body may be entrusted with the empire.

  5. Selahattin Demirtas:

    You (AKP) are very hard on C.U.P. when you wish, you can even say that "C.U.P. ideology has brought tyranny to this land". But when it is about the Armenians you can be even more pro-Enver than Enver or pro-Talat than Talat. I am truly amazed. (Referring to the 2 leaders, Enver Pasha and Talat Pasha of Committee of Union and Progress which was the de-facto ruler of Ottoman Empire during events of mass killings and deportations of Armenians.)

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