a state or government having a king or queen as its head.
anything conceived as constituting a realm or sphere of independent action or control:
the kingdom of thought.
a realm or province of nature, especially one of the three broad divisions of natural objects:
the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms.
Biology. a taxonomic category of the highest rank, grouping together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common: in the five-kingdom classification scheme adopted by many biologists, separate kingdoms are assigned to animals (Animalia), plants (Plantae), fungi (Fungi), protozoa and eucaryotic algae (Protista), and bacteria and blue-green algae (Monera).
the spiritual sovereignty of God or Christ.
the domain over which the spiritual sovereignty of God or Christ extends, whether in heaven or on earth.
a territory, state, people, or community ruled or reigned over by a king or queen
any of the three groups into which natural objects may be divided: the animal, plant, and mineral kingdoms
(biology) any of the major categories into which living organisms of the domain Eukarya are classified. Modern systems recognize four kingdoms: Protoctista (algae, protozoans, etc), Fungi, Plantae, and Animalia See also domain (sense 12)
(theol) the eternal sovereignty of God
an area of activity, esp mental activity, considered as being the province of something specified: the kingdom of the mind
The highest classification into which living organisms are grouped in Linnean taxonomy, ranking above a phylum. One widely accepted system of classification divides life into five kingdoms: prokaryotes, protists, fungi, plants, and animals. See Table at taxonomy.
In biology, the largest of the divisions of living things. The best-known kingdoms are those of the plants and animals. Modern biologists recognize three additional kingdoms: Monera (or Prokaryotae) (for example, bacteria and blue-green algae), Protoctista (for example, red algae, slime molds, and amoebas and other protozoa), and fungi. (See Linnean classification.)
noun, plural knives [nahyvz] /naɪvz/ (Show IPA) 1. an instrument for cutting, consisting essentially of a thin, sharp-edged, metal blade fitted with a handle. 2. a knifelike weapon; dagger or short sword. 3. any blade for cutting, as in a tool or machine. verb (used with object), knifed, knifing. 4. to apply a knife to; […]
noun 1. a person engaged in work that requires bodily strength rather than skill or training: a laborer in the field. 2. any worker.
adjective 1. placed or laid underneath, as a foundation or substratum. 2. having an underneath layer (often followed by with): a lace tablecloth underlaid with damask; courtesy underlaid with reserve. verb 3. simple past tense and past participle of underlay. verb (used with object), underlaid, underlaying. 1. to lay under or beneath. 2. to provide […]
verb (used with object), underlay, underlain, underlying. 1. to lie under or beneath; be situated under. 2. to be at the basis of; form the foundation of. 3. Grammar. to function as the root morpheme or original or basic form of (a derived form): The form “boy” underlies “boyish.”. 4. Finance. to be primary to […]