Definitions of throne

  1. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone.
  2. To place in an elevated position; to give sovereignty or dominion to; to exalt.
  3. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone; to place as on a throne; to set in an exalted position; to exalt. Milton.
  4. To be in, or sit upon, a throne; to be placed as if upon a throne.
  5. 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.
  6. To place on a royal seat; to enthrone; to place in an elevated position; to exalt.
  7. the position and power of one who occupies a throne
  8. the chair of state of a monarch, bishop, etc.; " the king sat on his throne"
  9. A chair of state, commonly a royal seat, but sometimes the seat of a prince, bishop, or other high dignitary.
  10. Hence, sovereign power and dignity; also, the one who occupies a throne, or is invested with sovereign authority; an exalted or dignified personage.
  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. Royal chair of state; sovereiguty.
  14. A monarch's chair of state; royal dignity; sovereign power.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
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