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English noun: Crown

1. Crown (communication) the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy

SamplesThe colonies revolted against the Crown.

Broader (hypernym)symbol

Instance hyponymBritish Crown

2. crown (body) the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel

Broader (hypernym)top

Part holonymenamel, tooth enamel

Part meronymtooth

3. crown (artifact) a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory

Broader (hypernym)chaplet, coronal, garland, lei, wreath

Narrower (hyponym)crown of thorns

4. crown (artifact) an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty


Broader (hypernym)crown jewels, jeweled headdress, jewelled headdress

Narrower (hyponym)coronet

5. crown (artifact) the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head

Broader (hypernym)acme, apex, peak, vertex

Part meronymchapeau, hat, lid

6. crown (possession) an English coin worth 5 shillings

Broader (hypernym)coin

7. crown (plant) the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant


Broader (hypernym)top

Narrower (hyponym)capitulum

Part meronymtree

8. crown (location) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

SamplesThe view from the peak was magnificent.
They clambered to the tip of Monadnock.
The region is a few molecules wide at the summit.

Synonymscrest, peak, summit, tip, top

Broader (hypernym)place, spot, topographic point

Narrower (hyponym)brow, hilltop, mountain peak, pinnacle

9. crown (communication) the award given to the champion


Broader (hypernym)accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels

10. crown (body) the top of the head

Synonymspate, poll

Broader (hypernym)top, top side, upper side, upside

Narrower (hyponym)tonsure

Part meronymhuman head

11. crown (artifact) (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth

SamplesTomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown.

Synonymscap, crownwork, jacket, jacket crown

Broader (hypernym)dental appliance

Domain categorydental medicine, dentistry, odontology

12. crown (artifact) the center of a cambered road


Broader (hypernym)top, top side, upper side, upside

Part meronymroad, route

English verb: crown

1. crown (social) invest with regal power; enthrone

SamplesThe prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)enthrone, invest, vest

2. crown (change) be the culminating event

SamplesThe speech crowned the meeting.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)climax, culminate

3. crown (stative) form the topmost part of

SamplesA weather vane crowns the building.

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)head

4. crown (contact) put an enamel cover on

SamplesCrown my teeth.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover

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