verb (used with object), de·throned, de·thron·ing.
Origin of dethrone
Examples from the Web for dethrone
That project, of course, failed to get much of an audience, or to dethrone Limbaugh.
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.
A lively runaway or the barbaric yawp of a new street fakir may dethrone it at any time.Atlantic Classics|Various
Combinations were formed to dethrone the king, and the king formed combinations to crush his enemies.The Empire of Russia|John S. C. Abbott
To overpower the nobility, dethrone the Regent and chase the foreigners from our soil—that is the provost's programme.The Iron Trevet or Jocelyn the Champion|Eugne Sue
The impious tyrant, it now seemed, would transfer his warfare even into heaven, and dethrone the gods.History of England from the fall of Wolsey to the death of Elizabeth. Vol. III|James Anthony Froude
In his case, it was to dethrone Somerset, and step into his place.Robin Tremayne|Emily Sarah Holt