Definitions for throneθroʊn

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. throne(noun)

    the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.

    "the king sat on his throne"

  2. toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne(noun)

    a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

  3. throne(verb)

    the position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions

  4. throne(verb)

    sit on the throne as a ruler

  5. enthrone, throne(verb)

    put a monarch on the throne

    "The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. throne(Noun)

    The ornate seat a king or queen sits on for formal occasions, usually placed on a raised dais in the throne room.

  2. throne(Noun)

    The formal position of a sovereign.

  3. throne(Noun)

    The lavatory or toilet.

  4. throne(Noun)

    The third highest order of angel in Christian angelology, ranked above dominions and below cherubim.

  5. throne(Noun)

    A type of stool used by drummers.

  6. throne(Noun)

    The leadership.

  7. throne(Verb)

    To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.

  8. throne(Verb)

    To place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt.

  9. throne(Verb)

    To be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a throne.

  10. Origin: From θρόνος.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Throne(noun)

    a chair of state, commonly a royal seat, but sometimes the seat of a prince, bishop, or other high dignitary

  2. Throne(noun)

    hence, sovereign power and dignity; also, the one who occupies a throne, or is invested with sovereign authority; an exalted or dignified personage

  3. Throne(noun)

    a high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; -- a meaning given by the schoolmen

  4. Throne(verb)

    to place on a royal seat; to enthrone

  5. Throne(verb)

    to place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt

  6. Throne(verb)

    to be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a throne

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Throne

    A throne is the seat of state of a potentate or dignitary, especially the seat occupied by a sovereign on state occasions; or the seat occupied by a pope or bishop on ceremonial occasions. "Throne" in an abstract sense can also refer to the monarchy or the Crown itself, an instance of metonymy, and is also used in many expressions such as "the power behind the throne".

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'throne' in Nouns Frequency: #2587

Anagrams of throne »

  1. Hornet, hornet, nother, Thorne


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