Synonyms and related words:
break, bust, cashier, deconsecrate, defrock, depose, disbar, discrown, disenthrone, dismiss, displace, drum out, excommunicate, expel, give the gate, kick upstairs, liquidate, oust, overthrow, pension, pension off, purge, read out of, remove, remove from office, retire, strip of office, strip of rank, superannuate, suspend, unchurch, uncrown, unfrock, unmake, unsaddle, unseat, unthrone

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  • dethrone — de*throne (d[ e]*thr[=o]n ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dethroned} (d[ e]*thr[=o]nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dethroning}.] [Pref. de + throne: cf. F. d[ e]tr[^o]ner; pref. d[ e] (L. dis ) + tr[^o]ne throne. See {Throne}.] To remove or drive from a throne;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dethrone — index demote, depose (remove), dislodge, overthrow, rebel, supplant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • dethrone — c.1600; see DE (Cf. de ) (privative) + THRONE (Cf. throne). Related: Dethroned; dethroning …   Etymology dictionary

  • dethrone — [v] oust degrade, depose, discrown, dismiss, displace, uncrown, unmake; concepts 298,320 Ant. crown, enthrone, put in power …   New thesaurus

  • dethroné — Dethroné, [dethron]ée. participe …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • dethrone — ► VERB 1) remove (a monarch) from power. 2) remove from a position of authority or dominance. DERIVATIVES dethronement noun …   English terms dictionary

  • dethrone — [dē thrōn′] vt. dethroned, dethroning 1. to remove from a throne; depose 2. to oust from any high position dethronement n. dethroner n …   English World dictionary

  • dethrone — transitive verb Date: 1609 to remove from a throne or place of power or prominence < dethrone a king > < trying to dethrone the champion > • dethronement noun • dethroner noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dethrone — UK [dɪˈθrəʊn] / US [dɪˈθroʊn] verb [transitive] Word forms dethrone : present tense I/you/we/they dethrone he/she/it dethrones present participle dethroning past tense dethroned past participle dethroned 1) to remove a king or queen from power 2) …   English dictionary

  • dethrone — de|throne [dıˈθrəun US ˈθroun] v [T] 1.) to remove a king or queen from power 2.) to remove someone from a position of authority or importance ▪ an attempt to dethrone the senator ▪ Douglas dethroned Tyson in a fight that shook the boxing world.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dethrone — dethronement, n. dethroner, n. /dee throhn /, v.t., dethroned, dethroning. 1. to remove from a throne; depose. 2. to remove from any position of power or authority. [1600 10; DE + THRONE] * * * …   Universalium

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