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roy·al

 (roi′əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a monarch.
2. Of the rank of a monarch.
3. Of, relating to, or in the service of a kingdom.
4. Issued or performed by a monarch: a royal warrant; a royal visit.
5. Founded, chartered, or authorized by a monarch: a royal society of musicians.
6. Befitting royalty; stately: royal treatment.
7.
a. Superior, as in size or quality.
b. Used as an intensive: "It would be a first-class royal mess" (Sam Nunn).
n.
1. Informal A member of a monarch's family: "Among the resort's distinguished visitors are Swedish and Spanish royals" (Alistair Scott).
2. Nautical A sail set on the royalmast.
3. A paper size, 20 by 25 inches for printing, 19 by 24 inches for writing.
Idiom:
the royal road
A way or method that presents no difficulties: the royal road to success.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin rēgālis, from rēx, rēg-, king; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

roy′al·ly adv.

royal

(ˈrɔɪəl)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, relating to, or befitting a king, queen, or other monarch; regal
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (prenominal; often capital) established, chartered by, under the patronage or in the service of royalty: the Royal Society of St George.
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) being a member of a royal family
4. above the usual or normal in standing, size, quality, etc
5. informal unusually good or impressive; first-rate
6. (Nautical Terms) nautical just above the topgallant (in the phrase royal mast)
n
7. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (sometimes capital) informal a member of a royal family
8. (Animals) Also called: royal stag a stag with antlers having 12 or more branches
9. (Nautical Terms) nautical a sail set next above the topgallant, on a royal mast
10. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a size of printing paper, 20 by 25 inches
11. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) chiefly Also called: small royal Brit a size of writing paper, 19 by 24 inches
12. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) any of various book sizes, esp 6 by 10 inches (royal octavo), 6 by 10 inches (super royal octavo), and (chiefly Brit) 10 by 12 inches (royal quarto) and 10 by 13 inches (super royal quarto)
[C14: from Old French roial, from Latin rēgālis, fit for a king, from rēx king; compare regal1]
ˈroyally adv

roy•al

(ˈrɔɪ əl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a king, queen, or other sovereign: a royal palace.
2. descended from or related to a king or line of kings: a royal prince.
3. noting or having the rank of a king or queen.
4. established or chartered by or existing under the patronage of a sovereign: a royal society.
5. proceeding from or performed by a sovereign: a royal warrant.
6. appropriate to or befitting a sovereign; magnificent; stately.
7. serving or subject to a sovereign.
8. (usu. cap.) in the service of the British monarch or the Commonwealth: Royal Air Force.
9. fine; excellent: in royal spirits.
10. Informal. extreme or persistent; unmitigated: a royal pain.
n.
11. a sail set on a royal mast.
12. Informal. a royal person; member of the royalty.
13. a size of printing paper, 20 x 25 in. (51 x 64 cm).
14. a size of writing paper, 19 x 24 in. (48 x 61 cm).
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French < Latin rēgālis kingly =rēg- (s. of rēx) king + -ālis -al1; compare regal]
roy′al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.royal - a sail set next above the topgallant on a royal mast
sail, canvass, canvas, sheet - a large piece of fabric (usually canvas fabric) by means of which wind is used to propel a sailing vessel
2.royal - stag with antlers of 12 or more branchesroyal - stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
stag - adult male deer
Adj.1.royal - of or relating to or indicative of or issued or performed by a king or queen or other monarch; "the royal party"; "the royal crest"; "by royal decree"; "a royal visit"
2.royal - established or chartered or authorized by royalty; "the Royal Society"
3.royal - being of the rank of a monarch; "of royal ancestry"; "princes of the blood royal"
noble - of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth"
4.royal - belonging to or befitting a supreme rulerroyal - belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head"
noble - of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth"
5.royal - invested with royal power as symbolized by a crown; "the royal (or crowned) heads of Europe"
crowned - provided with or as if with a crown or a crown as specified; often used in combination; "a high-crowned hat"; "an orange-crowned bird"; "a crowned signet ring"

royal

adjective
1. regal, kingly, queenly, princely, imperial, sovereign, monarchical, kinglike an invitation to a royal garden party
2. splendid, august, grand, impressive, superb, magnificent, superior, majestic, stately She was given a royal welcome on her first visit to Britain.
3. (Informal) total, complete, perfect, entire, pure, sheer, utter, outright, thorough, downright, unqualified, full-on (informal), out-and-out, unadulterated, unmitigated, unalloyed He could be a royal pain in the ass sometimes.
Quotations
"Royalty is the gold filling in a mouthful of decay" [John Osborne They Call it Cricket]

royal

adjective
Large and impressive in size, scope, or extent:
Translations
فَخْم، مُمْتازمَلَكيمَلَكِيّ
královskýskvělý
royalkonge-kongelig
kuninkaallinen
kraljevski
felségeskirályi
konunglegurstórbrotinn
王室の
왕족의
karališkasiskarališkosios šeimos nariaiprocentinis autorinis atlyginimasrojalistasryškiai mėlyna spalva
karalisks
kraljevski
kunglig
เกี่ยวกับราชวงศ์
thuộc hoàng gia

royal

[ˈrɔɪəl]
A. ADJ
1.real
His/Her Royal HighnessSu Alteza Real
the royal "we"el plural mayestático
2. (= splendid) → magnífico, espléndido, regio
to have a right royal timepasarlo en grande
B. Npersonaje m real, miembro mf de la familia real
the royalsla realeza
C. CPD the Royal Academy (of Arts) N (Brit) → la Real Academia (de Bellas Artes) RA - ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS the Royal Air Force Nlas Fuerzas Aéreas Británicas
royal blue Nazul m marino intenso
see also royal-blue Royal Commission N (Brit) → Comisión f Real
the Royal Engineers NPL (Brit) → el Cuerpo de Ingenieros
the royal family Nla familia real
the royal household Nla casa real
royal line Nfamilia f real, casa f real
the Royal Navy Nla Marina Británica
Royal Society N (Brit) → Real Academia f de Ciencias

royal

[ˈrɔɪəl]
adj [palace, yacht, household, residence, visit] → royal(e)
nmembre m/f de la famille royale
the royals → la famille royaleRoyal Academy n (British) (also Royal Academy of Arts) the Royal Academy → l'Académie f royale des Beaux-ArtsRoyal Air Force n (British) the Royal Air Force → la Royal Air Forceroyal blue nbleu roi m invroyal-blue [ˌrɔɪəlˈbluː] adjbleu roi invroyal enclosure n (at race course)tribune f réservée à la famille royaleroyal family nfamille f royaleRoyal Highness n
your Royal Highness → votre Altesse Royale
his Royal Highness → son Altesse Royale

royal

adjköniglich; (fig also)fürstlich; the royal familydie königliche Familie, die Königsfamilie; the royal householdder königliche Haushalt; royal enclosure (on racecourse) abgeteilter Zuschauerbereich für die königliche Familie; the royal we (usu hum)der Pluralis Majestatis; the royal road to freedom/success etc (fig)der sichere Weg zur Freiheit/zum Erfolg etc; he’s a royal pain (in the neck) (inf)er geht einem tierisch auf die Nerven (inf)
n
(inf)Angehörige(r) mfder königlichen Familie
(= stag)kapitaler Bock

royal

:
Royal Academy (of Arts)
n (Brit) Königliche Akademie (der Künste)
Royal Air Force
n (Brit) → Königliche Luftwaffe
Royal Assent
n (Brit) to receive or be given royaldie königliche Genehmigung bekommen
royal blue
nKönigsblau nt
royal-blue
adjkönigsblau
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
n kanadische berittene Polizei
Royal Commission
royal correspondent
nHofkorrespondent(in) m(f)
Royal Engineers
n (Brit Mil) → Königliches Pionierkorps
royal flush
n (Cards) → Royal Flush m
Royal Highness
n Your/His royalEure/Seine Königliche Hoheit

royal

:
Royal Mail
n (Brit) britischer Postdienst
Royal Marines
pl (Brit) britische Marineinfanterie
Royal Mint
Royal Navy (Brit)
attrder Königlichen Marine
royal palace
royal purple
n (colour) → Purpur m
Royal Society

royal

[ˈrɔɪl]
1. adjreale
the royal household → la famiglia reale e il seguito
the royal we → il pluralis maiestatis
they gave us a royal welcome → ci hanno fatto un'accoglienza principesca
2. n the Royals (fam) → i reali, la famiglia reale

royal

(ˈroiəl) adjective
1. of, concerning etc a king, queen etc. the royal family; His Royal Highness Prince Charles.
2. magnificent. a royal feast.
ˈroyally adverb
ˈroyalist noun
a person who supports a king or queen. The republicans fought the royalists.
ˈroyaltyplural ˈroyalties noun
1. a payment made to a writer, recording artist etc for every book, record etc sold.
2. the state of being royal, or royal people in general. The commands of royalty must be obeyed.
royal blue
(of) a bright, darkish blue. a royal-blue dress.

royal

مَلَكِيّ královský royal königlich βασιλικός real kuninkaallinen royal kraljevski reale 王室の 왕족의 koninklijk kongelig królewski real королевский kunglig เกี่ยวกับราชวงศ์ kraliyet thuộc hoàng gia 皇家的