unthrone

verb un·throne \ ˌən-ˈthrōn \
Updated on: 9 Jan 2018

Definition of unthrone

transitive verb
: to remove from or as if from a throne

Examples of unthrone in a Sentence

  1. 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

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First Known Use of unthrone

1611



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