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Definitions of throne

  1. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone; to place as on a throne; to set in an exalted position; to exalt. Milton. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a throne. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To sit on a throne: to sit in state as a king. "He wants nothing of a god but eternity, and a heaven to throne in."-Shak. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. put a monarch on the throne; "The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. sit on the throne as a ruler Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone; to place in an elevated position; to exalt. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. the position and power of one who occupies a throne Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. the chair of state of a monarch, bishop, etc.; "the king sat on his throne" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. A chair of state, commonly a royal seat, but sometimes the seat of a prince, bishop, or other high dignitary. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Hence, sovereign power and dignity; also, the one who occupies a throne, or is invested with sovereign authority; an exalted or dignified personage. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. The state chair of a king or bishop; sovereign or kingly power and dignity. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. An elevated and ornamental chair of state used by a king, emperor, or pope; the term is also applied to the seat of a bishop in his cathedral church, to the official chair of the presiding official of certain societies, or to any similar seat; as the throne of the masonic grand-master, etc.: sovereign power and dignity; also, the wielder of that power-usually with the; "Thy throne, O God, is for ever."-Ps. xlv. 6; "The throne is fixed upon a pinnacle which perpetual beams of truth and justice irradiate."-Hallam; one of an order of angels who are usually represented with double wings, supporting the throne of the Almighty in ethereal space. “The thrones, seraphim, and cherubim approximated, and were more immediately and eternally conformed to the godhead.”-Milman. . The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Royal chair of state; sovereiguty. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. A monarch's chair of state; royal dignity; sovereign power. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. A royal seat raised above the level of the floor and generally covered with a canopy; a chair of state; the seat of a bishop; sovereign power and dignity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. A royal seat; a raised chair of state, usually richly ornamented, and surmounted by a canopy; the seat of a bishop in his cathedral; sovereign power and dignity; the place where God pre-eminently manifests His power and glory. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for throne

  1. If there was any more of this nonsense, he said, the succession to the throne would have to be altered. – The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki
  2. So he fled to the foot of the Great White Throne – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke
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