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Definition of "crowns" []

  • An ornamental headdress denoting sovereignty, usually made of gold embedded with precious stones (noun)
  • 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)
  • Plural form of crown. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of crown. (verb)

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Use "crowns" in a sentence
  • "It is August 14, 1941, the vigil of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Mother, the Woman clothed with the sun and the moon and the stars, who long before had promised young Maximilian the twin crowns of purity and martyrdom for God."
  • "The award, of five million Swedish crowns, is the world's largest for children's and youth literature, and the second-largest literature prize in the world"
  • "Want to spend several weeks to a month and my wife would like to get several porcelain crowns done, can anyone recommend a dentist for us also we will be driving down again, and does any one have a take on whats been happening around Nuevo Laredo border crossings as of late."