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Meaning of THRONE

Pronunciation:  thrown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the position and power of one who occupies a throne
  2. [n]  the chair of state of a monarch, bishop, etc.; "the king sat on his throne"
  3. [n]  a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
  4. [v]  put a monarch on the throne; "The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"
  5. [v]  sit on the throne as a ruler
 

THRONE is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: can, commode, crapper, enthrone, pot, potty, stool, toilet
 
 Antonyms: dethrone
 
 See Also: bath, bathroom, berth, bishop's throne, cathedra, chair, flush toilet, flushless toilet, govern, invest, john, lav, lavatory, mercy seat, musnud, office, peacock-throne, place, plumbing fixture, position, post, potty chair, potty seat, privy, rule, situation, spot, toilet bowl, toilet seat, vest

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Throne\, n. [OE. trone, F. tr[^o]ne, L. thronus, Gr. ?;
    cf. ? a bench, ? a footstool, ? to set one's self, to sit,
    Skr. dhara[.n]a supporting, dh[.r] to hold fast, carry, and
    E. firm, a.]
    1. A chair of state, commonly a royal seat, but sometimes the
       seat of a prince, bishop, or other high dignitary.
    
             The noble king is set up in his throne. --Chaucer.
    
             High on a throne of royal state.      --Milton.
    
    2. Hence, sovereign power and dignity; also, the one who
       occupies a throne, or is invested with sovereign
       authority; an exalted or dignified personage.
    
             Only in the throne will I be greater than thou.
                                                   --Gen. xli.
                                                   40.
    
             To mold a mighty state's decrees, And shape the
             whisper of the throne.                --Tennyson.
    
    3. pl. A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; --
       a meaning given by the schoolmen. --Milton.
    
             Great Sire! whom thrones celestial ceaseless sing.
                                                   --Young.
    
    
  2. \Throne\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Throned}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Throning}.]
    1. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone. --Shak.
    
    2. To place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or
       dominion to; to exalt.
    
             True image of the Father, whether throned In the
             bosom of bliss, and light of light.   --Milton.
    
    
  3. \Throne\, v. i.
    To be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a
    throne. --Shak.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are sitting on a throne means a rapid rise to fame and fortune. Seeing others on a throne in your dream indicates that you will succeed to wealth through the assistance of others.
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(Heb. kiss'e), a royal chair or seat of dignity (Deut. 17:18; 2 Sam. 7:13; Ps. 45:6); an elevated seat with a canopy and hangings, which cover it. It denotes the seat of the high priest in 1 Sam. 1:9; 4:13, and of a provincial governor in Neh. 3:7 and Ps. 122:5. The throne of Solomon is described at length in 1 Kings 10:18-20.

 

 

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