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Meaning of DETHRONE

Pronunciation:  dee'thrown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  remove a monarch from the throne; "If the King does not abdicate, he will have to be dethroned"
 

DETHRONE is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Antonyms: enthrone, throne
 
 See Also: divest

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*throne"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dethroned}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Dethroning}.] [Pref. de- + throne: cf. F.
d['e]tr[^o]ner; pref. d['e]- (L. dis-) + tr[^o]ne throne. See
{Throne}.]
To remove or drive from a throne; to depose; to divest of
supreme authority and dignity. ``The Protector was
dethroned.'' --Hume.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: break, bust, cashier, deconsecrate, defrock, depose, disbar, discrown, disenthrone, dismiss, displace, drum out, excommunicate, expel, give the gate, kick upstairs, liquidate, oust, overthrow, pension, pension off, purge, read out of, remove, remove from office, retire, strip of office, strip of rank, superannuate, suspend, unchurch, uncrown, unfrock, unmake, unsaddle, unseat, unthrone
 

 

 

 

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