Definitions for throneθroʊn
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
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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