Definition of Enthrone

1. Verb. Provide with power and authority. "They vested the council with special rights"

Exact synonyms: Invest, Vest
Generic synonyms: Instal, Install
Specialized synonyms: Consecrate, Ordain, Order, Ordinate, Coronate, Crown, Throne, Ordain
Derivative terms: Enthronement, Investiture
Antonyms: Divest



2. Verb. Put a monarch on the throne. "The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"
Exact synonyms: Throne
Generic synonyms: Invest, Vest
Antonyms: Dethrone
Derivative terms: Enthronement, Enthronisation, Enthronization, Throne, Throne

Definition of Enthrone

1. v. t. To seat on a throne; to exalt to the seat of royalty or of high authority; hence, to invest with sovereign authority or dignity.

Definition of Enthrone

1. Verb. (transitive) To put on the throne in a formal installation ceremony called ''enthronement'', equivalent to (and often combined with) coronation and/or other ceremonies of investiture ¹

2. Verb. (transitive figuratively) To help a candidate to the succession of a monarchy (as a kingmaker does), or by extension in any other major organisation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enthrone

1. to place on a throne [v -THRONED, -THRONING, -THRONES]

Medical Definition of Enthrone

1. 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. To induct, as a bishop, into the powers and privileges of a vacant see. Origin: Pref. En- + throne: cf. OF. Enthroner. Cf. Inthronize. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enthrone

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enthrall
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enthrone (current term)
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Literary usage of Enthrone

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1. The National Preacher by Austin Dickinson (1853)
"It is the nature of love to enthrone its object The requests of those whom we love ... If love even to our fellow-creatures has a power to enthrone them, ..."

2. Record of Christian Work edited by Alexander McConnell, William Revell Moody, Arthur Percy Fitt (1905)
"enthrone How shall I enthrone God? "The m of heaven is at hand. ... You must change your mind and, dethroning all others, enthrone Him, and so find that you ..."

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