n. A male sovereign.n. One that is supreme or preeminent in a particular group, category, or sphere.n. The perfect, omniscient, omnipotent being; God.n. Christianity Jesus.n. Games A playing card bearing the figure of a king, ranking above a queen.n. Games The principal chess piece, which can move one square in any direction and must be protected against checkmate.n. Games A piece in checkers that has been moved to the last row on the opponent's side of the board and been crowned, thus becoming free to move both forward and backward.n. See Table at Bible.adj. Principal or chief, as in size or importance.v. Games To make (a piece in checkers) into a king; crown.