Synonyms of knight


1. knight, male aristocrat

usage: originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit

2. knight, horse, chessman, chess piece

usage: a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)


1. knight, dub, ennoble, gentle, entitle

usage: raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted"

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