ascend (to) the throne
Definition of ascend (to) the throne
: to become a king or queen He ascended the throne after the death of his father. In Shakespeare's play, Macbeth kills the king and ascends to the throne.
Word by Word Definitions
: to move upward
: to slope upward
: to rise from a lower level or degree
: the chair of state of a sovereign or high dignitary (such as a bishop)
: the seat of a deity
: royal power and dignity : sovereignty
: to seat on a throne
: to invest with kingly rank or power
: to sit on a throne
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