Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KNIGHTED

Wheatstone was knighted in 1868, after his completion of the automatic telegraph.

For this bold act he was knighted by the king on the spot and given a gold medal.

He knighted the monkey, the dog and the pheasant, and made them his body-guard.

The duke is delighted with the Rooneys, and we are going to have Paul knighted!'

The Emperor called for a sword, and knighted the individual forthwith.

My cousin Antoine looks ever so much older than you do, and he has not been knighted yet.

Edmund, the elder, was first knighted and then created Earl of Richmond.

Malone had been knighted by her during the course of the investigation.

Sonnets to ladyes' eyes indited, And for such stuff been killed or knighted.

Joshua Reynolds was knighted in 1769, two years after this work was published.