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.Submitted by MC Harmonious on December 4, 2016
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.Submitted by MC Harmonious on January 31, 2017
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.
What is a throne? A chair; ornamented but a poisonous chair!
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he can't sit on it.
You can build a throne with bayonets, but you can't sit on it for long.
Even on the highest throne in the world, we are still sitting on our ass.
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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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