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Meaning of DETHRONE

Pronunciation:  dee'thrown

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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
To remove or drive from a throne; to depose; to divest of
supreme authority and dignity. ``The Protector was
dethroned.'' --Hume.

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