verb (used with object), dis·en·throned, dis·en·throning.

to dethrone.

Nearby words

  1. disenroll,
  2. disentail,
  3. disentangle,
  4. disenthral,
  5. disenthrall,
  6. disentitle,
  7. disentomb,
  8. disentrance,
  9. disentwine,
  10. disepalous

Origin of disenthrone

First recorded in 1600–10; dis-1 + enthrone

Related formsdis·en·throne·ment, noun

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Examples from the Web for disenthrone

  • But to disenthrone himself, to descend to the condition of a poor devil!

  • He had but to disenthrone her who for fifteen years, with true and tender love, had shared his existence.

    The Empress Josephine|Louise Muhlbach