dethrone(redirected from dethrones)
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Related to dethrones: ascend the throne
tr.v. de·throned, de·thron·ing, de·thrones
1. To remove from the throne; depose.
2. To remove from a prominent or powerful position.
(tr) to remove from a throne or deprive of any high position or title; depose: the champion was dethroned by a young boxer.
v.t. -throned, -thron•ing.
to remove from a throne or position of power or authority; depose.
Past participle: dethroned
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|Verb||1.||dethrone - remove a monarch from the throne; "If the King does not abdicate, he will have to be dethroned"|
disinvest, divest - deprive of status or authority; "he was divested of his rights and his title"; "They disinvested themselves of their rights"