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enthrone

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verb en·throne \in-ˈthrōn, en-\

Simple Definition of enthrone

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of enthrone

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to seat in a place associated with a position of authority or influence b :  to seat ceremonially on a throne

  3. 2 :  to assign supreme virtue or value to :  exalt

enthronement play \-mənt\ noun

Examples of enthrone in a sentence

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



Circa 1593

First Known Use of enthrone

circa 1593

Rhymes with enthrone

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ENTHRONE Defined for Kids

enthrone

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verb en·throne \in-ˈthrōn\

Definition of enthrone for Students

enthronedenthroning

  1. 1 :  to place on a throne <enthrone a king>

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




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