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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.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)enthrone, invest, vest


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