accede to the throne

Definition of accede to the throne

formal

  1. :  to become king or queen

Word by Word Definitions

accedeplay
  1. :  approach

throneplay
  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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to give up a position of power

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