Definitions for throne
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word throne.
the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.
"the king sat on his throne"
toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, thronenoun
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.
Etymology: From θρόνος.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: thronus, Lat. ϑρόνος.
Boundless intemperance hath been
Th’ untimely emptying of the happy throne,
And full of many kings. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
Th’ eternal father from his throne beheld
Their multitude. John Milton.
Stonehenge once thought a temple, you have found
A throne where kings were crown’d. Dryden.
In those times the bishops preached on the steps of the altar standing, having not as yet assumed the state of a throne. John Ayliffe, Parergon.
To enthrone; to set on a royal seat.
Etymology: from the noun.
They have, as who have not, whom their great stars
Thron’d and set high? William Shakespeare.
True image of the father, whether thron’d
In the bosom of bliss and light of light,
Conceiving or remote from heav’n, enshrin’d
In fleshly tabernacle and human form. John Milton.
O prince! O chief of many throned powers. John Milton.
Thron’d in glass and nam’d it Caroline. Alexander Pope.
Throne is a song by British rock band Bring Me the Horizon. Produced by keyboardist Jordan Fish and vocalist Oliver Sykes, it was featured on the band's 2015 fifth studio album That's the Spirit and released as the third single from the album on 24 July 2015. The single topped the UK Rock & Metal Singles Chart and the US Billboard Mainstream Rock chart, and reached number 51 on the UK Singles Chart and number 12 on the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart.
A throne is a ceremonial or official chair or seat upon which a monarch or a figure of authority sits, often raised on a dais and adorned with luxurious materials to symbolize their power and status. It is also used figuratively to denote the high rank, power, or authority of the person entitled to sit on it.
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.]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Throne is ranked #23957 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Throne surname appeared 1,053 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Throne.
93.8% or 988 total occurrences were White.
3.3% or 35 total occurrences were Black.
1.4% or 15 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.9% or 10 total occurrences were of two or more races.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'throne' in Nouns Frequency: #2587
The numerical value of throne in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of throne in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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.
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.
Even on the highest throne in the world, we are still sitting on our ass.
It will tell us something about how he will handle one of the most important diplomatic relationships when he comes to throne, and I think China will put some capital in his visit because this guy is not a politician, who come and go, but (someone who) will be around for quite a while.
Down to Gehenna or up to the Throne, He travels fastest who travels alone.
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Translations for throne
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- عرش, كُرْسِيّArabic
- tronCatalan, Valencian
- teyrngadair, gorseddWelsh
- عرش, سریر, تختPersian
- rìgh-chathairScottish Gaelic
- כס, אסלה, כִּיסֵּא מַלְכוּתHebrew
- trónus, trónszék, trónHungarian
- tahta, singgasanaIndonesian
- 玉座, トイレ, 王位, 便座, 便器, 王座, 座天使Japanese
- 왕위, 옥좌, 와좌Korean
- imperium, sedem, thronusLatin
- TrounLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- troon, gemakDutch
- tron, sedesPolish
- tron, scaunRomanian
- трон, престол, столRussian
- престо, presto, tron, тронSerbo-Croatian
- tronen, tronSwedish
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