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dethrone

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verb de·throne \di-ˈthrōn, dē-\

Simple Definition of dethrone

  • : to take away the power and authority of (a king or queen) : to remove (a king or queen) from power

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dethrone

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove from a throne or place of power or prominence <dethrone a king> <trying to dethrone the champion>

dethronement

play \-mənt\ noun

dethroner

noun

Examples of dethrone in a sentence

  1. <the nation's last monarch was dethroned in a popular uprising many years ago>



1609

First Known Use of dethrone

1609

Rhymes with dethrone

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DETHRONE Defined for Kids

dethrone

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verb de·throne \di-ˈthrōn\

Definition of dethrone for Students

dethroned

dethroning

  1. :  to remove (a king or queen) from power





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