verb (used with object), de·throned, de·thron·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dethronede·throne·ment, nounde·thron·er, nounun·de·throned, adjective
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“Dems could dethrone Iowa,” by Natasha Korecki and Holly OtterbeinWhy a president who came fifth in the first caucuses has allies ready to nix them.The Trailer: What happens when the majority doesn't rule?|David Weigel|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
None have succeeded, and, despite their best efforts, there’s no reason to think any of them will dethrone Twitch any time soon.Amazon has built an unbreakable monopoly in video game streaming|Nicolás Rivero|March 28, 2021|Quartz
In January, the network was on top of the cable news heap, dethroning longtime ratings leader Fox News and outpacing the more left-leaning MSNBC as well.CNN President Jeff Zucker expects to leave the network at the end of this year|Paul Farhi, Jeremy Barr|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
The achievement is a milestone for China’s fledgling—but rapidly growing—private space industry, an increasingly critical part of the country’s quest to dethrone the US as the world’s preeminent space power.China’s surging private space industry is out to challenge the US|Neel Patel|January 21, 2021|MIT Technology Review
When the market opened on Thursday, Musk dethroned Amazon founder Jeff Bezos from the top slot, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.Elon Musk dethrones Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person|Theodore Schleifer|January 7, 2021|Vox
That project, of course, failed to get much of an audience, or to dethrone Limbaugh.
With his visibility, Chaffetz had spent most of the year disparaging Hatch, building momentum to presumably dethrone him.
I expect the acrimony and sexualized slander to reach a new pitch next year in an attempt to dethrone Palin.
Three strong contenders each hoped to dethrone the Senate majority leader, the ultimate Washington insider.
Had he done so, and at that time attempted to dethrone the king, he would certainly have been overpowered and slain.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
The King of Navarre is on our side because he expects with the support of the popular party to dethrone the Regent.
To overpower the nobility, dethrone the Regent and chase the foreigners from our soil—that is the provost's programme.
They are going to mob the palace, dethrone the King, seize the Dauphin, and make all the royal family prisoners.When a Cobbler Ruled a King|Augusta Huiell Seaman
This he made strenuous efforts to obtain, hoping to dethrone Louis Philippe and install himself in his place.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris