Associations to the word «Empire»


EMPIRE, noun. A political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority.
EMPIRE, noun. A group of states or other territories that owe allegiance to a foreign power.
EMPIRE, noun. A state ruled by an emperor.
EMPIRE, noun. An expansive and wealthy corporation.
EMPIRE STATE, proper noun. Nickname for the U.S. state of New York.
EMPIRE STATE, proper noun. Empire State Building
EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, proper noun. A skyscraper in New York City, the tallest in the world in 1931–72.
EMPIRE WAIST, noun. (fashion) A waistline on a woman's dress that is located immediately below the bust.

Dictionary definition

EMPIRE, noun. The domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised.
EMPIRE, noun. A group of countries under a single authority; "the British created a great empire".
EMPIRE, noun. A monarchy with an emperor as head of state.
EMPIRE, noun. A group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization.
EMPIRE, noun. An eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh; used as both an eating and a cooking apple.

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal