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English noun: throne

1. throne (artifact) the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.


SamplesThe king sat on his throne.


Broader (hypernym)chair of state


Narrower (hyponym)bishop's throne, cathedra, mercy seat, musnud, peacock-throne

2. throne (artifact) a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination


Synonymscan, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, toilet


Broader (hypernym)plumbing fixture


Narrower (hyponym)flush toilet, flushless toilet, lavatory, potty chair, potty seat


Part holonymtoilet bowl, toilet seat


Part meronymbath, bathroom, bathroom, can, john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet

3. throne (act) the position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions


Broader (hypernym)berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation, spot


English verb: throne

1. throne (social) sit on the throne as a ruler


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)govern, rule

2. throne (social) put a monarch on the throne


SamplesThe Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago.


Synonymsenthrone


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)enthrone, invest, vest


Antonymsdethrone









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