Definitions of crown

  1. To invest with a crown; adorn or dignify; complete; reward.
  2. To cover or invest with a crown: to invest with royal dignity: to adorn: to dignify: to complete.
  3. To invest with a crown or with royalty; adorn; complete.
  4. To put a crown on; invest with royal dignity; honor; reward.
  5. To form the top part of; cap; complete.
  6. invest with regal power; enthrone; " The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey"
  7. form the topmost part of; " A weather vane crowns the building"
  8. put a crown on; " crown my teeth"
  9. be the culminating event; " The speech crowned the meeting"
  10. To invest with a crown or with regal power; to honour, dignify, or adorn; to reward; to complete.
  11. To invest any one with regal power by the ceremony of placing the state cap or diadem on his head; to complete or finish; to reward.
  12. the upper branches and leaves of a tree
  13. the part of a hat ( the vertex) covering the crown of the head
  14. a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
  15. the enamel covered part of a tooth above the gum
  16. the crown as a symbol of a monarchy; " the colonies revolted against the crown"
  17. an English coin worth 5 shillings
  18. the Crown ( or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy; " the colonies revolted against the Crown"
  19. put an enamel cover on; " crown my teeth"
  20. of Crow
  21. p. p. of Crow.
  22. 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.
  23. A royal headdress or cap of sovereignty, worn by emperors, kings, princes, etc.
  24. The person entitled to wear a regal or imperial crown; the sovereign; -- with the definite article.
  25. Imperial or regal power or dominion; sovereignty.
  26. Anything which imparts beauty, splendor, honor, dignity, or finish.
  27. Highest state; acme; consummation; perfection.
  28. The topmost part of anything; the summit.
  29. The topmost part of the head ( see Illust. of Bird.); that part of the head from which the hair descends toward the sides and back; also, the head or brain.
  30. The part of a hat above the brim.
  31. The part of a tooth which projects above the gum; also, the top or grinding surface of a tooth.
  32. The vertex or top of an arch; -- applied generally to about one third of the curve, but in a pointed arch to the apex only.
  33. That part of an anchor where the arms are joined to the shank.
  34. The rounding, or rounded part, of the deck from a level line.
  35. The bights formed by the several turns of a cable.
  36. The upper range of facets in a rose diamond.
  37. The dome of a furnace.
  38. The area inclosed between two concentric perimeters.
  39. A round spot shaved clean on the top of the head, as a mark of the clerical state; the tonsure.
  40. A size of writing paper. See under Paper.
  41. A coin stamped with the image of a crown; hence, a denomination of money; as, the English crown, a silver coin of the value of five shillings sterling, or a little more than $ 1. 20; the Danish or Norwegian crown, a money of account, etc., worth nearly twenty- seven cents.
  42. An ornaments or decoration representing a crown; as, the paper is stamped with a crown.
  43. To cover, decorate, or invest with a crown; hence, to invest with royal dignity and power.
  44. To bestow something upon as a mark of honor, dignity, or recompense; to adorn; to dignify.
  45. To form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to consummate; to perfect.
  46. To cause to round upward; to make anything higher at the middle than at the edges, as the face of a machine pulley.
  47. To effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the glacis, or the summit of the breach.
  48. The ornament a king wears on his head as a sign of his position; sovereignty; the sovereign: with the; the top; as, the crown of the head; an English silver coin worth five shillings, or $ 1. 20 in United States money; the corona of a flower; something like a crown.
  49. The diadem or state cap of royalty: regal power: honor: reward: the top of anything, esp. of the head: completion: accomplishment: a 5s. piece stamped with a crown.
  50. A circlet or covering for the head, as a mark of sovereign power; any wreath or garland for the head.
  51. A sovereign ruler; sovereignty.
  52. A reward; prize.
  53. The top, as of the head; summit; perfect state; acme.
  54. A garland of honour; an ornament worn on the head by a sovereign as a badge of imperial or regal power and dignity; the sovereign; regal power; royalty; honour; splendour; dignity; the top of the head, of a mountain, of a hat, & c.; the end of an anchor shank; completion; a five- shilling piece anciently stamped with a crown; a particular size of paper; the uppermost member of the cornice, including the corona.
  55. The grinding surface of a tooth; the distal part of an antler; the crest, the head; the cup and arms of a crinoid.
  57. Belonging to the crown or sovereign.