Definitions for crownkraʊn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. any of various types of headgear, often made of precious metal and set with gems, worn by a monarch as a symbol of sovereignty.

    Category: Government

  2. the power or dominion of a sovereign.

    Category: Government

  3. (often cap.) the sovereign as head of the state, or the supreme governing power of a state under a monarchical government.

    Category: Government

  4. an ornamental wreath or circlet for the head, conferred as a mark of victory or distinction.

  5. a distinction or award for a great achievement.

  6. a championship title.

  7. any crownlike emblem or design.

  8. the top or highest part of anything, as of a hat or the head.

  9. the part of a tooth that is covered by enamel. an artificial substitute, as of gold or porcelain, for the crown of a tooth.

    Category: Dentistry

  10. the highest or most nearly perfect state of anything; culmination.

  11. Bot. the leaves and living branches of a tree. the point at which the root of a seed plant joins the stem.

    Category: Botany

    Ref: corona (def. 4). 1 5

  12. the crest, as of a bird.

    Category: Ornithology

  13. a knurled knob for winding a watch.

    Category: Horology

  14. any of various coins bearing the figure of a crown.

    Category: Numismatics

  15. a former British silver coin, equal to five shillings.

    Category: Numismatics

  16. any of various monetary units or coins with a name meaning “crown,” as the koruna, króna, or krone.

    Category: Numismatics

  17. the part of a cut gem above the girdle; bezel.

    Category: Jewelry

  18. the part of an anchor at which the arms join the shank.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  19. (v.t.)to invest with a regal crown, or with regal dignity and power.

    Category: Government

  20. to place a crown or garland upon the head of.

  21. to honor or reward; invest with honor, dignity, etc.

  22. to be at the top or highest part of.

  23. to bring to a successful or triumphant conclusion.

  24. Informal. to hit on the top of the head.

    Category: Informal

  25. to give to (a construction) an upper surface of convex section or outline.

    Category: Building Trades, Architecture

  26. to cap (a tooth) with a false crown.

    Category: Dentistry

  27. to change (a checker) into a king after having safely reached the last row.

    Category: Checkers and Chess

Origin of crown:

1125–75; ME coroune, cr(o)une < AF coroune < L corōna wreath; see corona


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Crown(noun)

    the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy

    "the colonies revolted against the Crown"

  2. crown(noun)

    the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel

  3. crown(noun)

    a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory

  4. crown, diadem(noun)

    an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty

  5. crown(noun)

    the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head

  6. crown(noun)

    an English coin worth 5 shillings

  7. crown, treetop(noun)

    the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant

  8. peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit(noun)

    the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

    "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit"

  9. pennant, crown(noun)

    the award given to the champion

  10. pate, poll, crown(noun)

    the top of the head

  11. crown, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown, cap(noun)

    (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth

    "tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"

  12. crown, crest(verb)

    the center of a cambered road

  13. crown, coronate(verb)

    invest with regal power; enthrone

    "The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey"

  14. crown, top(verb)

    be the culminating event

    "The speech crowned the meeting"

  15. crown(verb)

    form the topmost part of

    "A weather vane crowns the building"

  16. crown(verb)

    put an enamel cover on

    "crown my teeth"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. crown(noun)ʊn

    a head decoration worn by a king or queen

  2. crown(verb)ʊn

    to make sb king or queen in a ceremony

    the day George was crowned king


  1. crown(Noun)

    The part of a plant where the root and stem meet.

  2. crown(Noun)

    A reward of victory or a mark of honor.

  3. crown(Noun)

    A royal, imperial or princely headdress; a diadem.

  4. crown(Noun)

    The part of a tooth above the gums.

  5. crown(Noun)

    A prosthetic covering for a tooth.

  6. crown(Noun)

    A representation of such a headdress, as in heraldry; it may even be that only the image exists, no physical crown, as in the case of the kingdom of Belgium; by analogy such crowns can be awarded to moral persons that don't even have a head, as the mural crown for cities in heraldry

  7. crown(Noun)

    A knot formed in the end of a rope by tucking in the strands to prevent them from unravelling

  8. crown(Noun)

    A wreath or band for the head.

  9. crown(Noun)

    The part of an anchor where the arms and the shank meet

    Treasure trove automatically becomes property of the Crown.

  10. crown(Noun)

    Imperial or regal power, or those who wield it.

    Treasure trove automatically becomes property of the Crown.

  11. crown(Noun)

    A standard size of printing paper measuring 20 inches x 15 inches.

  12. crown(Noun)

    The topmost part of the head.

  13. crown(Noun)

    A monocyclic ligand having three or more binding sites, capable of holding a guest in a central location

  14. crown(Noun)

    The highest part a hill.

  15. crown(Noun)

    The top part of a hat.

  16. crown(Noun)

    During childbirth, the appearance of the baby's head from the mother's vagina

  17. crown(Noun)

    The raised centre of a road.

  18. crown(Verb)

    To place a crown on the head of.

  19. crown(Verb)

    To formally declare (someone) a king or emperor.

  20. crown(Verb)

    To declare (someone) a winner.

  21. crown(Verb)

    Of a baby, during the birthing process; for the surface of the baby's head to appear in the vaginal opening.

    The mother was in the second stage of labor and the fetus had just crowned, prompting a round of encouragement from the midwives.

  22. crown(Verb)

    To cause to round upward; to make anything higher at the middle than at the edges, such as the face of a machine pulley.

  23. crown(Verb)

    To hit on the head

  24. crown(Verb)

    To shoot an opponent in the back of the head with a shotgun in a first-person shooter video game.

  25. crown(Verb)

    In checkers, to stack two checkers to indicate that the piece has become a king.

    u201CCrown me!u201D I said, as I moved my checker to the back row.

  26. crown(Noun)

    The highest part of an arch.

  27. crown(Noun)

    Splendor, finish, culmination.

    crown achievement

  28. crown(Noun)

    Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress)

  29. crown(Noun)

    Specifically, a former British coin worth five shillings.

  30. crown(Adjective)

    Of, related to, or pertaining to a crown.

    crown prince

  31. crown(Adjective)

    Of, related to, pertaining to the top of a tree or trees.

    a crown fire

  32. Origin: From corona

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crown

    of Crow

  2. Crown

    p. p. of Crow

  3. Crown(noun)

    a wreath or garland, or any ornamental fillet encircling the head, especially as a reward of victory or mark of honorable distinction; hence, anything given on account of, or obtained by, faithful or successful effort; a reward

  4. Crown(noun)

    a royal headdress or cap of sovereignty, worn by emperors, kings, princes, etc

  5. Crown(noun)

    the person entitled to wear a regal or imperial crown; the sovereign; -- with the definite article

  6. Crown(noun)

    imperial or regal power or dominion; sovereignty

  7. Crown(noun)

    anything which imparts beauty, splendor, honor, dignity, or finish

  8. Crown(noun)

    highest state; acme; consummation; perfection

  9. Crown(noun)

    the topmost part of anything; the summit

  10. Crown(noun)

    the topmost part of the head (see Illust. of Bird.); that part of the head from which the hair descends toward the sides and back; also, the head or brain

  11. Crown(noun)

    the part of a hat above the brim

  12. Crown(noun)

    the part of a tooth which projects above the gum; also, the top or grinding surface of a tooth

  13. Crown(noun)

    the vertex or top of an arch; -- applied generally to about one third of the curve, but in a pointed arch to the apex only

  14. Crown(noun)

    same as Corona

  15. Crown(noun)

    that part of an anchor where the arms are joined to the shank

  16. Crown(noun)

    the rounding, or rounded part, of the deck from a level line

  17. Crown(noun)

    the bights formed by the several turns of a cable

  18. Crown(noun)

    the upper range of facets in a rose diamond

  19. Crown(noun)

    the dome of a furnace

  20. Crown(noun)

    the area inclosed between two concentric perimeters

  21. Crown(noun)

    a round spot shaved clean on the top of the head, as a mark of the clerical state; the tonsure

  22. Crown(noun)

    a size of writing paper. See under Paper

  23. Crown(noun)

    a coin stamped with the image of a crown; hence,a denomination of money; as, the English crown, a silver coin of the value of five shillings sterling, or a little more than $1.20; the Danish or Norwegian crown, a money of account, etc., worth nearly twenty-seven cents

  24. Crown(noun)

    an ornaments or decoration representing a crown; as, the paper is stamped with a crown

  25. Crown(noun)

    to cover, decorate, or invest with a crown; hence, to invest with royal dignity and power

  26. Crown(noun)

    to bestow something upon as a mark of honor, dignity, or recompense; to adorn; to dignify

  27. Crown(noun)

    to form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to consummate; to perfect

  28. Crown(noun)

    to cause to round upward; to make anything higher at the middle than at the edges, as the face of a machine pulley

  29. Crown(noun)

    to effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the glacis, or the summit of the breach


  1. Crown

    A crown is the traditional symbolic form of headgear worn by a monarch or by a deity, for whom the crown traditionally represents power, legitimacy, victory, triumph, honour, and glory, as well as immortality, righteousness, and resurrection. In art, the crown may be shown being offered to those on Earth by angels. Apart from the traditional form, crowns also may be in the form of a wreath and be made of flowers, oak leaves or thorns and be worn by others, representing what the coronation part aims to symbolize with the specific crown. In religious art, a crown of stars is used similarly to a halo. Crowns worn by rulers often contain jewels.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'crown' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2003

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'crown' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3289

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'crown' in Nouns Frequency: #873

Translations for crown

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a circular, often jewelled, head-dress, especially one worn as a mark of royalty or honour

the queen's crown.

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