unthrone

verb
un·​throne | \ ˌən-ˈthrōn How to pronounce unthrone (audio) \
unthroned; unthroning; unthrones

Definition of unthrone

transitive verb

: to remove from or as if from a throne

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Examples of unthrone in a Sentence

the board of directors unthroned the CEO when it became clear that he was not going to reverse the company's sagging fortunes anytime soon
Recent Examples on the Web Under Armour and Curry still have work to do to unthrone Nike and the King, but the Curry 4 is a promising indication of where UA could be in a couple years time. Jake Woolf, GQ, 14 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of unthrone

1611, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unthrone was in 1611

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“Unthrone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unthrone. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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