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Definition of "enthrone" [en•throne]

  • To seat on a throne. (verb-transitive)
  • To invest with sovereign power or with the authority of high office. (verb-transitive)
  • To raise to a lofty position; exalt. (verb-transitive)

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.

Use "enthrone" in a sentence
  • "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.'"