Definition of lord verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lord

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//lɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɔːrd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lord
BrE BrE//lɔːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɔːrd//
 
he / she / it lords
BrE BrE//lɔːdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɔːrdz//
 
past simple lorded
BrE BrE//ˈlɔːdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔːrdɪd//
 
past participle lorded
BrE BrE//ˈlɔːdɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔːrdɪd//
 
-ing form lording
BrE BrE//ˈlɔːdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔːrdɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Old English hlāford, from hlāfweard ‘bread-keeper’, from a Germanic base (see loaf (noun), ward). Compare with lady.Idioms
lord it over somebody
 
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(disapproving) to act as if you are better or more important than somebody A good manager does not try to lord it over his or her team.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lord