coronate

coronate

[kawr-uh-neyt, kor-]
adjective
1.
having or wearing a crown, coronet, or the like.
verb (used with object), coronated, coronating.
2.
to crown (a sovereign).

Origin:
1840–50; < Latin corōnātus past participle of corōnāre to crown, equivalent to corōn(a) crown + -ātus -ate1

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coronate

verb
invest with regal power; enthrone; "The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey" [syn: crown
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