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"
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".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
thrōn, n. a chair of state richly ornamented and covered with a canopy: seat of a bishop in the cathedral-church of his diocese: sovereign power and dignity: (pl.) the third order of angels in the first triad of the celestial hierarchy.—v.t. to place on a royal seat: to exalt.—v.i. to sit in state, as on a throne:—pr.p. thrōn′ing; pa.t. and pa.p. thrōned.—adjs. Thrō′nal; Throne′less. [O. Fr.,—L. thronus—Gr. thronos, a seat.]
A word used to describe a person who is a king or queen.
The king held the throne until his death and it passed to the next in line to rule.
A type of chair and piece of furniture created and designed in various colors, materials, shapes, sizes and styles.
Some royal families have thrones, some people create and design similar furniture.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'throne' in Nouns Frequency: #2587
Hornet, hornet, nother, Thorne
The numerical value of throne in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of throne in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is absolutely the power behind the throne.
Even on the highest throne in the world, we are still sitting on our ass.
Down to Gehenna or up to the Throne, He travels fastest who travels alone.
Wailing and lamentation befit those who stand before the throne of life and depart without leaving in its hands a drop of the sweat of their brows or the blood of their hearts.
There are plausible even if unlikely scenarios for Rubio, Cruz and [John] Kasich to beat him, i don't think it's the media's job to crown someone before we exhaust plausible scenarios in which he doesn't ascend to the throne.
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Translations for throne
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- عرش, كُرْسِيّArabic
- tronCatalan, Valencian
- teyrngadair, gorseddWelsh
- سریر, تخت, عرشPersian
- rìgh-chathairScottish Gaelic
- אסלה, כס, כִּיסֵּא מַלְכוּתHebrew
- trónus, trón, trónszékHungarian
- singgasana, tahtaIndonesian
- 便器, 便座, 王座, トイレ, 玉座, 座天使, 王位Japanese
- 왕위, 옥좌, 와좌Korean
- sedem, thronus, imperiumLatin
- TrounLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- troon, gemakDutch
- sedes, tronPolish
- tron, scaunRomanian
- престол, трон, столRussian
- престо, трон, tron, prestoSerbo-Croatian
- tron, tronenSwedish
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