Enthrone Definition

Other Enthrone Definition

[v] provide with power and authority
[v] put a monarch on the throne; "The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago"


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Synonyms

invest, vest

Antonyms

dethrone, divest

Misc. Definitions

\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 or dignity. Beneath a sculptured arch he sits enthroned. --Pope. It [mercy] is enthroned in the hearts of kings. --Shak.
2. (Eccl.) To induct, as a bishop, into the powers and privileges of a vacant see.

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