Definitions for throneθroʊn

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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

Freebase

  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".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Throne

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for throne »

  1. Hornet, hornet, nother, Thorne

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of throne in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of throne in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lisa Woolfork:

    It is absolutely the power behind the throne.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    What is a throne? A chair; ornamented but a poisonous chair!

  3. William Ralph Inge:

    A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he can't sit on it.

  4. Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin:

    You can build a throne with bayonets, but you can't sit on it for long.

  5. Michel de Montaigne:

    Even on the highest throne in the world, we are still sitting on our ass.

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