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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For it is the collision between the civil interests and the interests which the unlearned heroic ages enthrone, that is coming off here.
I can't wait to have it blessed on Divine Mercy Sunday and to "enthrone" it ….
A cynic remarked that 'you mustn't enthrone ignorance just because there is so much of it.'
How young people that feel powerless today can realize they are in the majority and enthrone a democratic order that works for the majority?
The Activist: How young people that feel powerless today can realize they are in the majority and enthrone a democratic order that works for the majority?
We have attempted to enthrone any chance majority and make it rule by divine right.
Some in Congress are moving to enthrone SEL in educational law.
Is just that we have got to change our own attitude to be able to enthrone a democractic order that works.
The first and most obvious advantage is that you thus induce him to enthrone at the centre of his life a good, solid, resounding lie.
Prohibition, she believed, had become “an attempt to enthrone hypocrisy as the dominant force in this country.”