from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To seat on a throne.
- transitive v. To invest with sovereign power or with the authority of high office.
- transitive v. To raise to a lofty position; exalt.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. 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. To help a candidate to the succession of a monarchy (as a kingmaker does), or by extension in any other major organisation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive 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.
- transitive v. To induct, as a bishop, into the powers and privileges of a vacant see.
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. provide with power and authority
- v. put a monarch on the throne
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