What does throne mean?

Definitions for throne
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thronenoun

    the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.

    "the king sat on his throne"

  2. toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, thronenoun

    a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

  3. throneverb

    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. throneverb

    sit on the throne as a ruler

  5. enthrone, throneverb

    put a monarch on the throne

    "The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"

Wiktionary

  1. thronenoun

    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. thronenoun

    The formal position of a sovereign.

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  3. thronenoun

    The lavatory or toilet.

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  4. thronenoun

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

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  5. thronenoun

    A type of stool used by drummers.

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  6. thronenoun

    The leadership.

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  7. throneverb

    To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  8. throneverb

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

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

  9. throneverb

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

    Etymology: From θρόνος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thronenoun

    a chair of state, commonly a royal seat, but sometimes the seat of a prince, bishop, or other high dignitary

  2. Thronenoun

    hence, sovereign power and dignity; also, the one who occupies a throne, or is invested with sovereign authority; an exalted or dignified personage

  3. Thronenoun

    a high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; -- a meaning given by the schoolmen

  4. Throneverb

    to place on a royal seat; to enthrone

  5. Throneverb

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

  6. Throneverb

    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. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Stephen Hawking implies that we are living in a Godless Universe or a Kingless Kingdom! In that case, Mankind must ascend the throne.

  2. Duncan Sandys:

    We love royal weddings, but, you know, Fox News’s different. Fox News’s very, very unlikely – would be tragic – if Prince Harry were to become king because Prince Harry is now sixth in line for the throne – that would mean Prince Harry brother and the entirety of [ William’s family ] would have to predecease him.

  3. Kerry Brown:

    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.

  4. William M. Evarts:

    It is faith among men that holds the moral elements of society together, as it is faith in God that binds the world to his throne

  5. Devlet Bahceli:

    There will be no peace in Turkey until Assad is brought down from his throne. Turkey must start plans to enter Damascus now, and annihilate the cruel ones.

Images & Illustrations of throne

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