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RETINUE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does retinue mean? 

RETINUE (noun)
  The noun RETINUE has 1 sense:

1. the group following and attending to some important person

  Familiarity information: RETINUE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RETINUE (noun)


Sense 1retinue [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The group following and attending to some important person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

entourage; retinue; cortege; suite

Hypernyms ("retinue" is a kind of...):

assemblage; gathering (a group of persons together in one place)

Meronyms (parts of "retinue"):

bodyguard; guard (a group of men who escort and protect some important person)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "retinue"):

court; royal court (the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince)


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