noun, plural royalties.
royal persons collectively.
royal status, dignity, or power; sovereignty:
to be elevated to royalty.
a person of royal lineage; member of a royal family.
royalties, Archaic. prerogatives, rights, or symbolic emblems of a king, queen, or other sovereign.
a royal domain; kingdom; realm.
character or quality proper to or befitting a sovereign; nobility.
a compensation or portion of the proceeds paid to the owner of a right, as a patent or oil or mineral right, for the use of it.
an agreed portion of the income from a work paid to its author, composer, etc., usually a percentage of the retail price of each copy sold.
a royal right, as over minerals, granted by a sovereign to a person or corporation.
the payment made for such a right.
noun (pl) -ties
the rank, power, or position of a king or queen
royal persons collectively
one who belongs to the royal family
any quality characteristic of a monarch; kingliness or regal dignity
a percentage of the revenue from the sale of a book, performance of a theatrical work, use of a patented invention or of land, etc, paid to the author, inventor, or proprietor
A payment made for some right or privilege, as when a publisher pays a royalty to an author for the author’s granting the publisher the right to sell the author’s book.
- Royal victorian order
noun 1. (in Britain) an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1896, membership of which is conferred for special services to the sovereign VO
- Royal warrant
noun 1. an authorization to a tradesman to supply goods to a royal household
noun 1. a water lily, Victoria amazonica (or V. regia), of the Amazon River and British Guiana, having floating leaves from three to six feet (0.9 to 1.8 meters) wide, the upturned margins from two to four inches (5 to 10 cm) high, and dull crimson flowers.
noun 1. Josiah, 1855–1916, U.S. philosopher and educator. noun 1. Josiah. 1855–1916, US philosopher of monistic idealism. In his ethical studies he emphasized the need for individual loyalty to the world community