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scep·ter

 (sĕp′tər)
n.
1. A staff held by a sovereign as an emblem of authority.
2. Ruling power or authority; sovereignty.
tr.v. scep·tered, scep·ter·ing, scep·ters
To invest with royal authority.

[Middle English sceptre, from Old French, from Latin scēptrum, from Greek skēptron.]

scep•ter

(ˈsɛp tər)

n.
1. a rod or wand borne in the hand as an emblem of regal or imperial power.
2. royal or imperial power or authority; sovereignty.
v.t.
3. to give a scepter to; invest with authority.
Also, esp. Brit., sceptre.
[1250–1300; Middle English (s)ceptre < Old French < Latin scēptrum < Greek skêptron staff]
scep′tral (-trəl) adj.

scepter


Past participle: sceptered
Gerund: sceptering

Imperative
scepter
scepter
Present
I scepter
you scepter
he/she/it scepters
we scepter
you scepter
they scepter
Preterite
I sceptered
you sceptered
he/she/it sceptered
we sceptered
you sceptered
they sceptered
Present Continuous
I am sceptering
you are sceptering
he/she/it is sceptering
we are sceptering
you are sceptering
they are sceptering
Present Perfect
I have sceptered
you have sceptered
he/she/it has sceptered
we have sceptered
you have sceptered
they have sceptered
Past Continuous
I was sceptering
you were sceptering
he/she/it was sceptering
we were sceptering
you were sceptering
they were sceptering
Past Perfect
I had sceptered
you had sceptered
he/she/it had sceptered
we had sceptered
you had sceptered
they had sceptered
Future
I will scepter
you will scepter
he/she/it will scepter
we will scepter
you will scepter
they will scepter
Future Perfect
I will have sceptered
you will have sceptered
he/she/it will have sceptered
we will have sceptered
you will have sceptered
they will have sceptered
Future Continuous
I will be sceptering
you will be sceptering
he/she/it will be sceptering
we will be sceptering
you will be sceptering
they will be sceptering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sceptering
you have been sceptering
he/she/it has been sceptering
we have been sceptering
you have been sceptering
they have been sceptering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sceptering
you will have been sceptering
he/she/it will have been sceptering
we will have been sceptering
you will have been sceptering
they will have been sceptering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sceptering
you had been sceptering
he/she/it had been sceptering
we had been sceptering
you had been sceptering
they had been sceptering
Conditional
I would scepter
you would scepter
he/she/it would scepter
we would scepter
you would scepter
they would scepter
Past Conditional
I would have sceptered
you would have sceptered
he/she/it would have sceptered
we would have sceptered
you would have sceptered
they would have sceptered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scepter - the imperial authority symbolized by a scepterscepter - the imperial authority symbolized by a scepter
sovereignty, reign - royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
2.scepter - a ceremonial or emblematic staffscepter - a ceremonial or emblematic staff  
staff - a rod carried as a symbol
bauble - a mock scepter carried by a court jester
Translations
žezlo
žezlo
cetro
žezlo

sceptre

(ˈseptə(r)) (American) scepter (ˈseptə) noun
the ornamental rod carried by a monarch on ceremonial occasions as a sign of power.
References in classic literature ?
inquired the King, reaching for his scepter with the big sapphire.
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