Synonyms for Magnate:

n.

businessperson, boss, industrialist, businessman, account executive, capitalist, financier, administrator, agent, businesswoman, ambassador. nobleman, aristocrat, notable, peer. important person, usually in business (noun)
capitalist, financier, aristocrat, tycoon, industrialist, businessperson, notable, mogul, peer.
magnate (noun)
baron, big businessman, business leader, mogul, king, power, top executive, tycoon.

Other synonyms:

businessman
businessperson.
Other relevant words:
aristocrat, financier, notable, businessperson, administrator, nobleman, businessman, businesswoman, agent, peer, ambassador, boss, industrialist, capitalist.

Usage examples for magnate

  1. It chanced that on some occasion Townsend was interviewing a very rich Bengal magnate a mediatised Prince, so far as I remember, though of comparatively humble caste. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  2. The magnate replied as from another world. – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. " My dear," Locke could hear the patent magnate welcome, " it is all right. – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey