Definition of Crown

1. Noun. The Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy. "The colonies revolted against the Crown"

Generic synonyms: Symbol
Specialized synonyms: British Crown
Derivative terms: Coronate

2. Verb. Invest with regal power; enthrone. "The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey"
Exact synonyms: Coronate
Generic synonyms: Enthrone, Invest, Vest
Derivative terms: Coronation

3. Noun. The part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel.
Group relationships: Tooth
Terms within: Enamel, Tooth Enamel
Generic synonyms: Top

4. Verb. Be the culminating event. "The speech crowned the meeting"
Exact synonyms: Top
Generic synonyms: Climax, Culminate

5. Noun. A wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory.
Specialized synonyms: Crown Of Thorns
Generic synonyms: Chaplet, Coronal, Garland, Lei, Wreath

6. Verb. Form the topmost part of. "A weather vane crowns the building"
Generic synonyms: Head

7. Noun. An ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty.
Exact synonyms: Diadem
Specialized synonyms: Coronet
Generic synonyms: Crown Jewels, Jeweled Headdress, Jewelled Headdress
Derivative terms: Coronate

8. Verb. Put an enamel cover on. "Crown my teeth"
Generic synonyms: Cover

9. Noun. The part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head.
Group relationships: Chapeau, Hat, Lid
Generic synonyms: Acme, Apex, Peak, Vertex

10. Noun. An English coin worth 5 shillings.
Generic synonyms: Coin

11. Noun. The upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant.
Exact synonyms: Treetop
Generic synonyms: Top
Group relationships: Tree
Specialized synonyms: Capitulum

12. Noun. The top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill). "The region is a few molecules wide at the summit"
Exact synonyms: Crest, Peak, Summit, Tip, Top
Specialized synonyms: Brow, Hilltop, Pinnacle, Mountain Peak
Generic synonyms: Place, Spot, Topographic Point
Derivative terms: Crest, Summit, Top, Top

13. Noun. The award given to the champion.
Exact synonyms: Pennant
Generic synonyms: Accolade, Award, Honor, Honour, Laurels

14. Noun. The top of the head.
Exact synonyms: Pate, Poll
Group relationships: Human Head
Specialized synonyms: Tonsure
Generic synonyms: Top, Top Side, Upper Side, Upside

15. Noun. (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth. "Tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown"
Exact synonyms: Cap, Crownwork, Jacket, Jacket Crown
Generic synonyms: Dental Appliance
Category relationships: Dental Medicine, Dentistry, Odontology

16. Noun. The center of a cambered road.
Exact synonyms: Crest
Group relationships: Road, Route
Generic synonyms: Top, Top Side, Upper Side, Upside

Definition of Crown

1. n. A wreath or garland, or any ornamental fillet encircling the head, especially as a reward of victory or mark of honorable distinction; hence, anything given on account of, or obtained by, faithful or successful effort; a reward.

2. v. t. To cover, decorate, or invest with a crown; hence, to invest with royal dignity and power.

Definition of Crown

1. Noun. A reward of victory or a mark of honor. ¹

2. Noun. A royal, imperial or princely headdress; a diadem. ¹

3. Noun. A representation of such a headdress, as in heraldry; it may even be that only the image exists, no physical crown, as in the case of the kingdom of Belgium; by analogy such crowns can be awarded to moral persons that don't even have a head, as the mural crown for cities in heraldry ¹

4. Noun. A wreath or band for the head. ¹

5. Noun. Imperial or regal power, or those who wield it. ¹

6. Noun. The topmost part of the head. ¹

7. Noun. The highest part a hill. ¹

8. Noun. The top part of a hat. ¹

9. Noun. The raised centre of a road. ¹

10. Noun. The highest part of an arch. ¹

11. Noun. Splendor, finish, culmination. ¹

12. Noun. Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress) ¹

13. Noun. Specifically, a former British coin worth five shillings. ¹

14. Noun. (botany) The part of a plant where the root and stem meet. ¹

15. Noun. (anatomy) The part of a tooth above the gums. ¹

16. Noun. (dentistry) A prosthetic covering for a tooth. ¹

17. Noun. (nautical) A knot formed in the end of a rope by tucking in the strands to prevent them from unravelling ¹

18. Noun. (nautical) The part of an anchor where the arms and the shank meet ¹

19. Noun. (context: paper) A standard size of printing paper measuring 20 inches x 15 inches. ¹

20. Noun. (chemistry) A monocyclic ligand having three or more binding sites, capable of holding a guest in a central location ¹

21. Noun. (medical) During childbirth, the appearance of the baby's head from the mother's vagina ¹

22. Adjective. Of, related to, or pertaining to a crown. ¹

23. Adjective. Of, related to, pertaining to the top of a tree or trees. ¹

24. Verb. To place a crown on the head of. ¹

25. Verb. To formally declare (someone) a king or emperor. ¹

26. Verb. To declare (someone) a winner. ¹

27. Verb. (medicine) Of a baby, during the birthing process; for the surface of the baby's head to appear in the vaginal opening. ¹

28. Verb. (transitive) To cause to round upward; to make anything higher at the middle than at the edges, such as the face of a machine pulley. ¹

29. Verb. To hit on the head ¹

30. Verb. (video games) To shoot an opponent in the back of the head with a shotgun in a first-person shooter video game. ¹

31. Verb. (context: board games) In checkers, to stack two checkers to indicate that the piece has become a king. ¹

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Definition of Crown

1. to supply with a crown (a royal headpiece) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Crown

1. The part of a tree or shrub above the level of the lowest branch. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Crown

crowfoot family
crowing inspiration
crown-heel length
crown-rump length
crown angulation
crown beard
crown cactus
crown cavity
crown daisy
crown ether
crown fire
crown flask
crown flower

Literary usage of Crown

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1904)
"crown Svo A Touch of Sun and Other Stories, By MARY HALLOCK FOOTE. ismo Daphne. ... crown 8vo, net i.»5 BIOGRAPHY William Wetmore Story and His Friends. ..."

2. The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle by Aristotle (1891)
"crown 8vo, 6s. The Seaboard Parish: a Sequel to 'Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood. ... crown 8vo, 6s. Novels by Maxwell Gray. In the Heart of the Storm. ..."

3. A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental David ( Hume by David ( Hume (1898)
"crown 8vo., 35. 6d. THE WITCH'S HEAD. With 16 Illustrations. crown 8vo., 35. fid. ... Translated from the German by GAM crown 8vo., 55. Melville (GJ WHYTE). ..."

4. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (1883)
"crown Svo, with a Map of Suburban London, cloth extra, 71. ... crown Svo, 6s. Note of an English Republican on the Muscovite Crusade. Svo, u. ..."

5. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1879)
"The volumes (price Six Shillings each) : in crown 8vo, and will appear at ... crown 8vo. 6s. .OMAN AND THE TEUTON. A Series of ures delivered before the ..."

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