AskDefine | Define Caesar

Dictionary Definition



1 conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC) [syn: Julius Caesar, Gaius Julius Caesar]
2 United States comedian who pioneered comdey television shows (born 1922) [syn: Sid Caesar, Sidney Caesar]

User Contributed Dictionary



Latin. Originally meant "head of hair".


  • Latin /ˈkaisar/
  • English (rhotic) /ˈsiːzər/
  • English (non-rhotic) /ˈsiːzə/

Proper noun

  1. An ancient Roman family name, notably that of Gaius Iulius Caesar
  2. A title of Roman emperors.
  3. The government; society; earthly powers.
    Render therefore unto Caesar the things that are Caesars; and unto God the things that are God's.

Related terms


ancient Roman family name


Extensive Definition

Caesar or Cæsar may refer to the following:

Ancient Rome



Fictional characters

  • Caesar the Geezer, the professional name of Chris Ryder, a British radio personality.
  • Sir Digby Chicken-Caesar, a fictional character created by Mitchell and Webb
  • Caesar (Xena), a fictionalized depiction of the dictator Caesar in the television series Xena: Warrior Princess
  • Caesar (Planet of the Apes), the leader of the ape revolution in the Planet of the Apes film series
  • King Caesar, a monster in the Godzilla movies





See also

Caesar in Aragonese: Zésar
Caesar in Breton: César
Caesar in Czech: Caesar (rozcestník)
Caesar in Danish: Cæsar
Caesar in German: Caesar
Caesar in Spanish: César
Caesar in Esperanto: Cezaro
Caesar in French: César
Caesar in Galician: César
Caesar in Korean: 카이사르
Caesar in Hebrew: קיסר
Caesar in Latin: Caesar
Caesar in Latvian: Cēzars
Caesar in Dutch: Caesar
Caesar in Polish: Cezar
Caesar in Portuguese: César (desambiguação)
Caesar in Slovenian: Caesar
Caesar in Finnish: Caesar
Caesar in Chinese: 凯撒 (消歧义)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Dalai Lama, Holy Roman Emperor, Inca, Kaiser, Simon Legree, absolute monarch, absolute ruler, all-powerful ruler, ardri, arrogator, autarch, autocrat, bey, cacique, cham, commissar, czar, despot, dictator, disciplinarian, driver, duce, hard master, kaid, khan, martinet, mikado, negus, oligarch, oppressor, padishah, pendragon, pharaoh, rig, sachem, sagamore, shah, sheikh, shogun, slave driver, stickler, tenno, tycoon, tyrant, usurper, warlord
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1