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dethrone

verb de·throne \di-ˈthrōn, dē-\

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

Full Definition of DETHRONE

transitive verb
:  to remove from a throne or place of power or prominence <dethrone a king> <trying to dethrone the champion>
de·throne·ment \-mənt\ noun
de·thron·er noun
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Examples of DETHRONE

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

First Known Use of DETHRONE

1609

Rhymes with DETHRONE

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DETHRONEMENT Defined for Kids

dethrone

verb de·throne \di-ˈthrōn\
de·thronedde·thron·ing

Definition of DETHRONE for Kids

:  to remove (a king or queen) from power

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