Definition of dethrone
: to remove from a throne or place of power or prominence dethrone a king trying to dethrone the champion
dethronementplay \-mənt\ noun
Examples of dethrone in a Sentence
the nation's last monarch was dethroned in a popular uprising many years ago
Recent Examples of dethrone from the Web
This integrated supply chain helps make Qatari LNG the cheapest in the world to produce, an advantage QP plans to exploit as competitors in Australia and the U.S. try to dethrone it as the top producer by volume.
Interscholastic National Championships held recently at Salt Creek in Dana Point was enough to dethrone Huntington, which finished with 120 points.
But the 2016–17 Shockers had to overcome the graduation of four-year duo Fred VanVleet and Ron Baker, and an upstart Illinois State was threatening to dethrone them in the Missouri Valley Conference.
Those teams are looking to dethrone Overseas Elite, who has won the tournament in each of the last two years.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Dethroned last week as NBA champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers are stepping into a summer already off to a strange start.
Would Paul George's athleticism and versatility be more valuable as the Cavs try to dethrone the champs?
When the goal is trying to dethrone a destructive behemoth full of players in their prime, big moves must be pondered and then, if all goes right, executed.
Follow along below as the Golden State Warriors celebrate their second NBA championship in three years, three days after dethroning the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
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First Known Use of dethrone
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Definition of dethrone for English Language Learners
: to take away the power and authority of (a king or queen) : to remove (a king or queen) from power
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Definition of dethrone for Students
: to remove (a king or queen) from power
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