Definitions of throne

  1. put a monarch on the throne; " The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"
  2. sit on the throne as a ruler
  3. the position and power of one who occupies a throne
  4. the chair of state of a monarch, bishop, etc.; " the king sat on his throne"
  5. To enthrone.
  6. A chair of state, commonly a royal seat, but sometimes the seat of a prince, bishop, or other high dignitary.
  7. Hence, sovereign power and dignity; also, the one who occupies a throne, or is invested with sovereign authority; an exalted or dignified personage.
  8. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.
  9. To place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt.
  10. To be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a throne.
  11. A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; - a meaning given by the schoolmen.
  12. The state chair of a king or bishop; sovereign or kingly power and dignity.
  13. An elevated and ornamental chair of state used by a king, emperor, or pope; the term is also applied to the seat of a bishop in his cathedral church, to the official chair of the presiding official of certain societies, or to any similar seat; as the throne of the masonic grand- master, etc.: sovereign power and dignity; also, the wielder of that power- usually with the; " Thy throne, O God, is for ever."- Ps. xlv. 6; " The throne is fixed upon a pinnacle which perpetual beams of truth and justice irradiate."- Hallam; one of an order of angels who are usually represented with double wings, supporting the throne of the Almighty in ethereal space. “ The thrones, seraphim, and cherubim approximated, and were more immediately and eternally conformed to the godhead.”- Milman. .
  14. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone; to place as on a throne; to set in an exalted position; to exalt. Milton.
  15. To sit on a throne: to sit in state as a king. " He wants nothing of a god but eternity, and a heaven to throne in."- Shak.
  16. Royal chair of state; sovereiguty.
  17. A monarch's chair of state; royal dignity; sovereign power.
  18. A royal seat raised above the level of the floor and generally covered with a canopy; a chair of state; the seat of a bishop; sovereign power and dignity.
  19. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone; to place in an elevated position; to exalt.
  20. A royal seat; a raised chair of state, usually richly ornamented, and surmounted by a canopy; the seat of a bishop in his cathedral; sovereign power and dignity; the place where God pre- eminently manifests His power and glory.

Usage examples for throne

  1. What is the throne? – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  2. There's a little throne. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  3. If there was any more of this nonsense, he said, the succession to the throne would have to be altered. – The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki
  4. The Emperor of the French had strengthened his seat upon his throne. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  5. Mbopo had seized the throne. – The Blind Lion of the Congo by Elliott Whitney
  6. So he fled to the foot of the Great White Throne. – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke
  7. And all the time I sat still upon the throne, and George painted. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  8. Elizabeth, as a princess, took a delight in this sport, and when she occupied the throne she gave it her support. – England in the Days of Old by William Andrews
  9. Yonder sat Ayesha on a throne, and oh! – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  10. But why the throne? – The Title Market by Emily Post
  11. Then, perhaps, you may, remember that I said 'a throne is better than a grave, sahiba. – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  12. In an age when the fires of scandal scorched the Church with such a flaming vehemence that the heat kindled round the throne of the Chief Bishop himself, Father John escaped without so much as the smell of burning on his garments. – The Justice of the King by Hamilton Drummond
  13. Wolfville is the home of friendly confidence; the throne of yoonity an' fraternal peace. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  14. The end of the war left the French prince on the throne of Spain. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  15. Now we shall hear what he thinks about the speech from the throne. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  16. And shortly afterwards, in the national assembly, Godwin won Edward his throne. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  17. Now which will you have: that about Ivedy- Avedy, or about Klumpy- Dumpy who tumbled downstairs, and yet after all came to the throne and married the princess? – The Children's Book of Christmas Stories by Various
  18. Jesus said to His disciples when they came with their prayer for the throne, " You know not what you ask." – The Master's Indwelling by Andrew Murray
  19. A great throne is built up of tables and chairs, upon which one of the students is placed. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  20. There I was hidden till the word came to call me back to the throne of the King, and tell me my name, and give me my new message. – The Spirit of Christmas by Henry Van Dyke