ascend (to) the throne

Definition of ascend (to) the throne

  1. :  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

ascendplay
  1. :  to move upward

    :  to slope upward

    :  to rise from a lower level or degree

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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