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Meaning of ENTHRONE

Pronunciation:  en'thrown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  provide with power and authority
  2. [v]  put a monarch on the throne; "The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"
 

ENTHRONE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: invest, vest
 
 Antonyms: dethrone, divest
 
 See Also: consecrate, coronate, crown, enthrone, install, ordain, order, ordinate, throne

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*throne"\, v. t. [Pref. en- + throne: cf. OF.
enthroner. Cf. {Inthronize}.]
1. To seat on a throne; to exalt to the seat of royalty or of
   high authority; hence, to invest with sovereign authority
   or dignity.

         Beneath a sculptured arch he sits enthroned. --Pope.

         It [mercy] is enthroned in the hearts of kings.
                                               --Shak.

2. (Eccl.) To induct, as a bishop, into the powers and
   privileges of a vacant see.

 
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 Related Terms: aggrandize, anoint, apotheose, apotheosize, beatify, canonize, chair, crown, deify, elevate, ennoble, enshrine, exalt, glamorize, glorify, immortalize, inaugurate, induct, install, instate, invest, lionize, magnify, make legendary, place, place in office, put in, raise, saint, sanctify, set up, throne, uplift
 

 

 

 

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