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. The state chair of a king or bishop; sovereign or kingly power and dignity.
  12. 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. .
  13. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone; to place as on a throne; to set in an exalted position; to exalt. Milton.
  14. 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.
  15. Royal chair of state; sovereiguty.
  16. A monarch's chair of state; royal dignity; sovereign power.
  17. 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.
  18. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone; to place in an elevated position; to exalt.
  19. 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. 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
  2. So he fled to the foot of the Great White Throne. – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke
  3. There's a little throne. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  4. 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
  5. What is the throne? – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  6. 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
  7. And all the time I sat still upon the throne, and George painted. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  8. And shortly afterwards, in the national assembly, Godwin won Edward his throne. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  9. The Emperor of the French had strengthened his seat upon his throne. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  10. Now we shall hear what he thinks about the speech from the throne. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  11. Then, perhaps, you may, remember that I said 'a throne is better than a grave, sahiba. – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  12. Yonder sat Ayesha on a throne, and oh! – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. But why the throne? – The Title Market by Emily Post
  16. 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
  17. Wolfville is the home of friendly confidence; the throne of yoonity an' fraternal peace. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis