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. 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.

  2. thronenoun

    The formal position of a sovereign.

  3. thronenoun

    The lavatory or toilet.

  4. thronenoun

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

  5. thronenoun

    A type of stool used by drummers.

  6. thronenoun

    The leadership.

  7. throneverb

    To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.

  8. throneverb

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

  9. throneverb

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

  10. Etymology: From θρόνος.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thronenoun

    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.

  2. To Throneverb

    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.

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. William Shakespeare:

    This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands,-- This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.

  2. Kahlil Gibran:

    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.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    No sheep can be a king in the empire of wolves, but any wolf can be an emperor in the kingdom of sheeps! Paw is the key to the throne.

  4. Michel de Montaigne:

    Even on the highest throne in the world, we are still sitting on our ass.

  5. Hidehiko Kasahara:

    It is important to have him realize that he is in a position to inherit the throne when interacting with people, and to keep them in mind, from an early age.

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