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Definition of "crown" [crown]

  • An ornamental circlet or head covering, often made of precious metal set with jewels and worn as a symbol of sovereignty. (noun)
  • The power, position, or empire of a monarch or of a state governed by constitutional monarchy. (noun)
  • The monarch as head of state. (noun)
  • A distinction or reward for achievement, especially a title signifying championship in a sport. (noun)
  • Something resembling a diadem in shape. (noun)
  • An ornamental headdress denoting sovereignty, usually made of gold embedded with precious stones (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A wreath or garland for the head, awarded as a sign of victory, success, honour, etc (noun)
  • Monarchy or kingship (noun)
  • An award, distinction, or title, given as an honour to reward merit, victory, etc (noun)
  • Anything resembling or symbolizing a crown, such as a sergeant major's badge or a heraldic bearing (noun)
  • A coin worth 25 pence (five shillings) (noun)
  • Any of several continental coins, such as the krona or krone, with a name meaning crown (noun)
  • The top or summit of something, esp of a rounded object (noun)
  • The centre part of a road, esp when it is cambered (noun)
  • The leaves and upper branches of a tree (noun)
  • The junction of root and stem, usually at the level of the ground (noun)
  • The cup and arms of a crinoid, as distinct from the stem (noun)
  • The crest of a bird (noun)
  • The outstanding quality, achievement, state, etc (noun)
  • The enamel-covered part of a tooth above the gum (noun)
  • The part of a cut gem above the girdle (noun)
  • A knurled knob for winding a watch (noun)
  • The part of an anchor where the arms are joined to the shank (noun)
  • The highest part of an arch or vault (noun)
  • A standard size of printing paper, 15 by 20 inches (noun)
  • To put a crown on the head of, symbolically vesting with royal title, powers, etc (verb)
  • To place a crown, wreath, garland, etc, on the head of (verb)
  • To place something on or over the head or top of (verb)
  • To confer a title, dignity, or reward upon (verb)
  • To form the summit or topmost part of (verb)
  • To cap or put the finishing touch to a series of events (verb)
  • To promote (a draught) to a king by placing another draught on top of it, as after reaching the end of the board (verb)
  • To attach a crown to (a tooth) (verb)
  • To hit over the head (verb)

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Use "crown" in a sentence
  • "So shall crown Thee the topmost, ineffablest, uttermost crown—"
  • "II, with a crown, and so arranged it that the powerful electrical force might be stored in the _crown_."
  • "Here a porcelain crown is an the average a $100, a three teeth bridge $300, a root canal (a 3 hours one, by a root canal specialist) $250, teeth cleaning around $25, bleaching $250, cosmetic tooth veneers $250 each with further discounts if you need several."