Origin of magnate
Related formsmag·nate·ship, noun
Can be confusedmagnate magnet
Examples from the Web for magnate
He gained infamy (and a Lifetime movie) for pretending to be a magnate's heir.Fake Rockefeller, Real Murder: The Case of Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter|Christine Pelisek|March 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 2006, the Left Front government invited the magnate Ratan Tata to set up his Nano factory at Singur.
What brought Stephanie Seymour and her magnate husband, Peter Brant, back together after an ugly divorce battle?
Citizen was the proper term now,—Citizen General Wilkinson when that magnate came to town, resplendent in his brigadier's uniform.The Crossing|Winston Churchill
"I think you said this place was on the road to Syria," said the magnate.Asiatic Breezes|Oliver Optic
He could see the magnate of Pinchbrook start, compress his lips and clinch his fists, when he found the bird had flown.The Soldier Boy; or, Tom Somers in the Army|Oliver Optic
The room was the audience chamber of the palace, and the magnate of the occasion invited her to a seat on the dais at his side.Four Young Explorers|Oliver Optic
It was the girl he had seen on the horse that morning, the magnate's daughter.Curlie Carson Listens In|Roy J. Snell