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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


Synonymsdiadem


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


Synonymstreetop


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


Synonymspennant


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


Synonymscrest


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.


Synonymscoronate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)enthrone, invest, vest

2. crown (change) be the culminating event


SamplesThe speech crowned the meeting.


Synonymstop


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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