American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To seat on a throne.
- v. To invest with sovereign power or with the authority of high office.
- v. To raise to a lofty position; exalt.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To place on a throne; exalt to the seat of royalty; invest with sovereign authority; hence, to seat loftily; exalt eminently.
- Eccles., same as enthronize, 2.
- v. transitive To put on the throne in a formal installation ceremony called enthronement, equivalent to (and often combined with) coronation and/or other ceremonies of investiture
- v. transitive, figuratively To help a candidate to the succession of a monarchy (as a kingmaker does), or by extension in any other major organisation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To seat on a throne; to exalt to the seat of royalty or of high authority; hence, to invest with sovereign authority or dignity.
- v. (Eccl.) To induct, as a bishop, into the powers and privileges of a vacant see.
- v. provide with power and authority
- v. put a monarch on the throne
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