Simple Definition of throne
: the special chair for a king, queen, or other powerful person
the throne : the position of king or queen
Examples of throne
The king sat on his throne.
He is next in line for the throne.
the heir to the throne
Origin of throne
Middle English trone, throne, from Anglo-French trone, from Latin thronus, from Greek thronos — more at firm
First Known Use: 13th century
Definition of throne
1 : to seat on a throne
2 : to invest with kingly rank or power
1 : to sit on a throne
2 : to hold kingly power
First Known Use of throne
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