What does throne mean?

Definitions for throne
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word throne.

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.

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  2. throne(Noun)

    The formal position of a sovereign.

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  3. throne(Noun)

    The lavatory or toilet.

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  4. throne(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  5. throne(Noun)

    A type of stool used by drummers.

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  6. throne(Noun)

    The leadership.

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  7. throne(Verb)

    To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  8. throne(Verb)

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

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  9. throne(Verb)

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

    Etymology: 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

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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

Examples of throne in a Sentence

  1. William Ralph Inge:

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

  2. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne:

    Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.

  3. Rudyard Kipling:

    Down to Gehenna or up to the Throne, He travels fastest who travels alone.

  4. Daryl Davis:

    When you've sat on that throne of power for hundreds of years and you see your throne legs being whittled down and now you're being lowered down to the level of the people that you consider inferior, it's really troubling and that's why you find a lot of these groups stepping up their recruitment efforts, and what they do is they use a legitimate topic in order to lure people in, the top of it being illegal immigration. That's the browning of America.

  5. Robert Mugabe:

    She is not the power behind my throne, she came to me and said, 'Women want me to lead them' and I said. 'It's up to you.' But because of the dynamism with which she came out, it started giving people ideas with some saying she is now the power behind the party, she is now running what the president is doing. But we have a machinery of the party, we discuss.

Images & Illustrations of throne

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