accede to the throne

Definition of accede to the throne


  1. :  to become king or queen

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to express approval or give consent :  to agree to a request or demand

    :  to enter upon an office or position

    :  approach

  1. :  the chair of state of a sovereign or high dignitary (such as a bishop)

    :  the seat of a deity

    :  royal power and dignity :  sovereignty

  1. :  to seat on a throne

    :  to invest with kingly rank or power

    :  to sit on a throne

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