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1 a decorative band or wreath worn about the head as a symbol of victory or honor
  • the crown of laurel leaves that is traditionally placed on the winner of the marathon

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2 the position occupied by the one who comes in first in a competition
  • his lifelong dream of someday winning the heavyweight boxing crown

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3 the highest part or point
  • covered in mud from the soles of his feet to the crown of his head

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Synonyms of crown (Entry 2 of 2)

to bring to a triumphant conclusion
  • the Olympic Games were crowned by spectacular closing ceremonies

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The first known use of crown was in the 12th century

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“Crown.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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