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throne

the chair occupied by a sovereign or other exalted person on ceremonial occasions
Not to be confused with:
thrown – projected; propelled; hurled: He has been thrown into prison.
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throne

 (thrōn)
n.
1. A chair occupied, as by a monarch or prelate, as a mark of rank or distinction on state or ceremonial occasions, often situated on a dais and sometimes having a canopy and ornate decoration.
2.
a. One who occupies a throne.
b. The power, dignity, or rank of one who occupies a throne.
3. thrones Christianity The third of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
tr. & intr.v. throned, thron·ing, thrones
To install in or occupy a throne.

[Middle English, alteration of trone, from Old French, from Latin thronus, from Greek thronos; see dher- in Indo-European roots.]
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throne

(θrəʊn)
n
1. (Furniture) the ceremonial seat occupied by a monarch, bishop, etc on occasions of state
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the power, duties, or rank ascribed to a royal person
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person holding royal rank
4. (Theology) (plural; often capital) the third of the nine orders into which the angels are traditionally divided in medieval angelology
vb
to place or be placed on a throne
[C13: from Old French trone, from Latin thronus, from Greek thronos throne]
ˈthroneless adj
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throne

(θroʊn)

n., v. throned, thron•ing. n.
1. the chair or seat occupied by a sovereign or other exalted personage on ceremonial occasions.
2. the occupant of a throne; sovereign.
3. the office or dignity of a sovereign.
4. sovereign power or authority.
5. thrones, an order of angels. Compare angel (def. 1).
6. Slang. a toilet.
v.t., v.i.
7. to sit on or as if on a throne.
[1175–1225; Middle English trone < Old French < Latin thronus < Greek thrónos seat, throne]
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throne


Past participle: throned
Gerund: throning

Imperative
throne
throne
Present
I throne
you throne
he/she/it thrones
we throne
you throne
they throne
Preterite
I throned
you throned
he/she/it throned
we throned
you throned
they throned
Present Continuous
I am throning
you are throning
he/she/it is throning
we are throning
you are throning
they are throning
Present Perfect
I have throned
you have throned
he/she/it has throned
we have throned
you have throned
they have throned
Past Continuous
I was throning
you were throning
he/she/it was throning
we were throning
you were throning
they were throning
Past Perfect
I had throned
you had throned
he/she/it had throned
we had throned
you had throned
they had throned
Future
I will throne
you will throne
he/she/it will throne
we will throne
you will throne
they will throne
Future Perfect
I will have throned
you will have throned
he/she/it will have throned
we will have throned
you will have throned
they will have throned
Future Continuous
I will be throning
you will be throning
he/she/it will be throning
we will be throning
you will be throning
they will be throning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been throning
you have been throning
he/she/it has been throning
we have been throning
you have been throning
they have been throning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been throning
you will have been throning
he/she/it will have been throning
we will have been throning
you will have been throning
they will have been throning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been throning
you had been throning
he/she/it had been throning
we had been throning
you had been throning
they had been throning
Conditional
I would throne
you would throne
he/she/it would throne
we would throne
you would throne
they would throne
Past Conditional
I would have throned
you would have throned
he/she/it would have throned
we would have throned
you would have throned
they would have throned
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.throne - the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.throne - the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.; "the king sat on his throne"
bishop's throne, cathedra - a throne that is the official chair of a bishop
chair of state - a ceremonial chair for an exalted or powerful person
mercy seat - the throne of God
musnud - a seat with a cushion that is used as a throne by Indian princes
peacock-throne - the golden throne of former kings of Delhi; stolen by the Persians in 1739 and subsequently lost; symbol of the former Shah of Iran
2.throne - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urinationthrone - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
bathroom, bath - a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
flushless toilet - a toilet that relies on bacteria to break down waste matter (instead of using water)
flush toilet, lavatory - a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it
plumbing fixture - a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
potty chair, potty seat - toilet consisting of a small seat used by young children
john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet, bathroom, can - a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
toilet bowl - the bowl of a toilet that can be flushed with water
toilet seat - the hinged seat on a toilet
3.throne - the position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Verb1.throne - sit on the throne as a ruler
rule, govern - exercise authority over; as of nations; "Who is governing the country now?"
2.throne - put a monarch on the throne; "The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"
enthrone, vest, invest - provide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights"
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Translations
العَرْشعَرْشكرسيكُرْسي المَلِك أو المَلِكَه
trůn
troneTronen
trono
valtaistuin
prestoprijestolje
tróntrónszéktrónus
hásæti, veldisstóllkrúna
王座
왕좌
sedemthronus
monarhstronisvaldnieks
trón
prestol
prestoпресто
trontronen
บัลลังก์
ngai vàng

throne

[θrəʊn]
A. Ntrono m
to ascend the throne; come to the thronesubir al trono
to succeed to the thronesuceder en el trono
the heir to the throneel/la heredero/a del trono
the throne of France; the French throneel trono de Francia, el trono francés
B. CPD throne room Nsala f del trono
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throne

[ˈθrəʊn] ntrône m
the heir to the throne → l'héritier au trône
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

throne

nThron m; (Eccl) → Stuhl m; to come to the throneden Thron besteigen; to swear allegiance to the throneder Krone den Treueid leisten; the power of the thronedie Macht der Krone
vt (he is) throned in glory (Eccl) → er sitzet or thronet in Herrlichkeit
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throne

[θrəʊn] ntrono
to ascend to the throne → salire al trono
the heir to the throne → l'erede m/f al trono
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

throne

(θrəun) noun
1. the ceremonial chair of a king, queen etc, pope or bishop.
2. the king or queen. He swore allegiance to the throne.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

throne

عَرْش trůn trone Thron θρόνος trono valtaistuin trône prijestolje trono 王座 왕좌 troon trone tron trono трон tron บัลลังก์ taht ngai vàng 王座
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