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enthrone

[en-throhn] /ɛnˈθroʊn/
verb (used with object), enthroned, enthroning.
1.
to place on or as on a throne.
2.
to invest with sovereign or episcopal authority.
3.
to exalt.
Also, inthrone.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; en-1 + throne
Related forms
reenthrone, verb (used with object), reenthroned, reenthroning.
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Examples from the web for enthroned
  • The huge figure sits in a sort of alcove overlooking the river, which makes it look enthroned.
  • He sits enthroned on a ducal seal and hands over his vexillum to the standing doge.
  • As a result of the war, corporations have become enthroned, and an era of corruption in high places will follow.
British Dictionary definitions for enthroned

enthrone

/ɛnˈθrəʊn/
verb
1.
to place on a throne
2.
to honour or exalt
3.
to assign authority to
Derived Forms
enthronement, noun
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Word Origin and History for enthroned

enthrone

v.

c.1600, from en- (1) + throne. Replacing enthronize (late 14c.), from Old French introniser (13c.), from Late Latin inthronizare, from Greek enthronizein, from en "in" (see en- (2)) + thronos "throne" (see throne). Related: Enthroned; enthroning.

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