verb (used with or without object), throned, thron·ing.
- thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura,
- throne room,
Origin of throne
Examples from the Web for throne
Then, as I sat here on this “throne,” this beautiful choir struck my ears and senses.
The wonderful reign of Queen Elizabeth has everyone worried about what will happen when her crank of a son takes the throne.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland|Clive Irving|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So, when Juan Carlos was put on the throne by Franco, he was said to be stone broke.
The Tudors who succeeded Richard to the throne reinforced their own legitimacy by setting out systematically to trash him.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
George is the first offspring of a “commoner” in 350 years to become heir to the throne.Happy Birthday, Prince George! Will the Wee Royal Be the First King of the 22nd Century?|Emma Woolf|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a political result it would have secured to me the possession of the throne.Hortense, Makers of History Series|John S. C. Abbott
Your sins and your debts will follow you before the throne of God.Explanation of Catholic Morals|John H. Stapleton
King Charles returned in the same year, but soon left the throne again on account of a conflict with Bishop Kettil.Sweden|Victor Nilsson
But my great fear is the weasel; should he obtain the throne which of us will be safe?Wood Magic|Richard Jefferies
I said I couldn't think of such a thing, but he would have it, so I lifted him off his throne.The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6|Various
Word Origin for throne
mid-13c., from Old French trone (12c.), from Latin thronus, from Greek thronos "elevated seat, chair, throne," from PIE root *dher- (2) "to hold firmly, support" (cf. Latin firmus "firm, steadfast, strong, stable," Sanskrit dharma "statute, law;" see firm (adj.)). Colloquial meaning "toilet" is recorded from 1922.
see power behind the throne.