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enthrone

verb en·throne \in-ˈthrōn, en-\

: to make (someone) a king, queen, bishop, etc., in a formal ceremony

Full Definition of ENTHRONE

transitive verb
1
a :  to seat in a place associated with a position of authority or influence
b :  to seat ceremonially on a throne
2
:  to assign supreme virtue or value to :  exalt
en·throne·ment \-mənt\ noun

Examples of ENTHRONE

  1. <the literary world has enthroned Shakespeare for so long that his preeminence among writers seems unassailable>

First Known Use of ENTHRONE

circa 1593

Rhymes with ENTHRONE

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ENTHRONE Defined for Kids

enthrone

verb en·throne \in-ˈthrōn\
en·throneden·thron·ing

Definition of ENTHRONE for Kids

1
:  to place on a throne <enthrone a king>
2
:  to seat or put in a place to indicate authority or value <The trophy was enthroned on his bookcase.>

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