Origin of magnate
OTHER WORDS FROM magnatemag·nate·ship, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH magnatemagnate , magnet
How to use magnate in a sentence
Like the old industrial magnates, they want to control everything.
The stunt startles the Order/oil magnates who recognize how such electricity would threaten their businesses.
But I'll tell you one thing about such an America: It wouldn't have any time-share magnates.
Samaras and I palled around a bit, especially with the son of a New York lawyer who did work for Greek shipping magnates.Antonis Samaras: New Greek Prime Minister and Predecessor Share College Ties|Jim Warren|June 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Presidential hopeful Herman Cain is just one of many pizza magnates who favor the GOP in politics—and donations.
Peremptorily the steel magnates refused to continue the sliding scale previously agreed upon as a guarantee of peace.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
Like every other English governor, Drury complained of the number of idle men retained by territorial magnates.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell
Flicks got a couple of the Ready-Made magnates fighting for admission, said Tootles, ignoring her criticism.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
This filled up the cup of endurance of the magnates of the city.German Culture Past and Present|Ernest Belfort Bax
The local magnates—with the exception of Sir Gerald Geoghegan, whose temper had been bad from the first—also went home content.Hyacinth|George A. Birmingham