- Lordn [singular]1.)a) a title of God or Jesus Christ, used when praying▪ Thank you, Lord, for your blessings.b) the LordGod or Jesus Christ, used when talking about God▪ The Lord helps and guides us.2.) Lord (only) knowsspokena) used when you do not know the answer to somethingLord knows how/who/where etc▪ Lord knows how old she is now.b) used to emphasize that something is true▪ Lord only knows I tried my best to get this right.3.) (Good) Lord!/Oh Lord!spoken said when you are suddenly surprised, annoyed, or worried about something= ↑heavens▪ Good Lord! Is that the time?4.) the title of someone who has a particular type of official job in Britain▪ Lord Mayor of London5.) the LordsBrE the House of Lords→↑the Commons6.) Our Lorda phrase meaning Jesus Christ
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.