Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To remove from the throne; depose.
  • transitive v. To remove from a prominent or powerful position.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To depose; to forcibly relieve a monarch of the monarchy.
  • v. To remove any governing authority from power.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To remove or drive from a throne; to depose; to divest of supreme authority and dignity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To remove or drive from a throne; depose; divest of royal authority and dignity.
  • To divest of rule, or of supreme power or authority.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. remove a monarch from the throne

Etymologies

de- +‎ throne (Wiktionary)

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