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Definitions of prince
The one of highest rank; one holding the highest place and authority; a sovereign; a monarch; -- originally applied to either sex, but now rarely applied to a female. Newage Dictionary DB
The son of a king or emperor, or the issue of a royal family; as, princes of the blood. Newage Dictionary DB
A title belonging to persons of high rank, differing in different countries. In England it belongs to dukes, marquises, and earls, but is given to members of the royal family only. In Italy a prince is inferior to a duke as a member of a particular order of nobility; in Spain he is always one of the royal family. Newage Dictionary DB
The chief of any body of men; one at the head of a class or profession; one who is preeminent; as, a merchant prince; a prince of players. Newage Dictionary DB
To play the prince. Newage Dictionary DB
A ruler or sovereign; the son of a king or emperor; a member of a royal family. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
A male monarch; the son of a monarch; a man of exalted rank or power. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
A sovereign; a ruler; a chief; a king's son; the chief of any body of men. Prince of Wales, the eldest son of the English sovereign. Prince royal, a kings eldest son. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
A sovereign of a state or territory; a title inferior to that of a king; the son of a king or emperor; a chief. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
Princess. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
Usage examples for prince
– Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
– The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall