enthrone

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verb en·throne \in-ˈthrōn, en-\

Definition of enthrone

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1a :  to seat in a place associated with a position of authority or influenceb :  to seat ceremonially on a throne

  3. 2 :  to assign supreme virtue or value to :  exalt

enthronement

play \in-ˈthrōn-mənt, en-\ noun

Examples of enthrone in a sentence

  1. <the literary world has enthroned Shakespeare for so long that his preeminence among writers seems unassailable>

Circa 1593

First Known Use of enthrone

circa 1593


ENTHRONE Defined for English Language Learners

enthrone

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verb en·throne \in-ˈthrōn, en-\

Definition of enthrone for English Language Learners

  • : to make (someone) a king, queen, bishop, etc., in a formal ceremony


ENTHRONE Defined for Kids

enthrone

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verb en·throne \in-ˈthrōn\

Definition of enthrone for Students

enthroned

enthroning

  1. 1 :  to place on a throne <enthrone a king>

  2. 2 :  to seat or put in a place to indicate authority or value <The trophy was enthroned on his bookcase.>



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