verb (used with object), de·throned, de·thron·ing.
Related formsde·throne·ment, nounde·thron·er, nounun·de·throned, adjective
Examples from the Web for dethronement
The dethronement of aristocracy in favour of democracy has proceeded on very similar lines.The Rise of the Democracy|Joseph Clayton
This was one of time's tragedies—the dethronement of a dynasty.Louis Philippe|John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
With his subjects he could do anything, take any liberty, without fear of dethronement.
After the dethronement of Priam and the destruction of his capital, navigation was free and unrestricted.An Epitome of the History of Medicine|Roswell Park
Ption, in the name of the Commune, appears personally and proposes a new plan, demanding the dethronement.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 3 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine