Definitions for throneθroʊn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
throneθroʊn(n.; v.)throned, thron•ing.
(n.)the chair or seat occupied by a sovereign or other exalted personage on ceremonial occasions.
the occupant of a throne; sovereign.
the office or dignity of a sovereign.
sovereign power or authority.
thrones, an order of angels.
Ref: Compare angel (def. 1). 1 1
Slang. a toilet.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
(v.i.)to sit on or as if on a throne.
Origin of throne:
1175–1225; ME trone < OF < L thronus < Gk thrónos seat, throne
the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.
"the king sat on his throne"
toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne(noun)
a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
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
sit on the throne as a ruler
put a monarch on the throne
"The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a chair for a king or queen
The queen sat on the throne.
the position of being king or queen
The prince is heir to the throne.
The ornate seat a king or queen sits on for formal occasions, usually placed on a raised dais in the throne room.
The formal position of a sovereign.
The lavatory or toilet.
The third highest order of angel in Christian angelology, ranked above dominions and below cherubim.
A type of stool used by drummers.
To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.
To place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt.
To be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a throne.
Origin: From θρόνος.
a chair of state, commonly a royal seat, but sometimes the seat of a prince, bishop, or other high dignitary
hence, sovereign power and dignity; also, the one who occupies a throne, or is invested with sovereign authority; an exalted or dignified personage
a high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; -- a meaning given by the schoolmen
to place on a royal seat; to enthrone
to place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt
to be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a 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".
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'throne' in Nouns Frequency: #2587
Translations for throne
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the ceremonial chair of a king, queen etc, pope or bishop.
- كُرْسي المَلِك أو المَلِكَهArabic
- tronoPortuguese (BR)
- der ThronGerman
- כֵּס מַלכוּתHebrew
- राज सिंहासनHindi
- hásæti, veldisstóllIcelandic
- singgahsana, takhtaMalay
- трон; престолRussian
- taht, koltukTurkish
- 寶座Chinese (Trad.)
- شاہي تختUrdu
- ngai vàngVietnamese
- 宝座Chinese (Simp.)
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