[syn: enthrone, throne]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Enthrone \En*throne"\, v. t. [Pref. en- + throne: cf. OF.
enthroner. Cf. Inthronize.]
1. To seat on a throne; to exalt to the seat of royalty or of
high authority; hence, to invest with sovereign authority
Beneath a sculptured arch he sits enthroned. --Pope.
It [mercy] is enthroned in the hearts of kings.
2. (Eccl.) To induct, as a bishop, into the powers and
privileges of a vacant see.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: provide with power and authority; "They vested the council
with special rights" [syn: invest, vest, enthrone]
[ant: disinvest, divest]
2: put a monarch on the throne; "The Queen was enthroned more
than 50 years ago" [syn: enthrone, throne] [ant:
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
33 Moby Thesaurus words for "enthrone":
aggrandize, anoint, apotheose, apotheosize, beatify, canonize,
chair, crown, deify, elevate, ennoble, enshrine, exalt, glamorize,
glorify, immortalize, inaugurate, induct, install, instate, invest,
lionize, magnify, make legendary, place, place in office, put in,
raise, saint, sanctify, set up, throne, uplift