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3 definitions found
 for dethrone
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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; to depose; to divest of
     supreme authority and dignity. "The Protector was dethroned."
     --Hume.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dethrone
      v 1: remove a monarch from the throne; "If the King does not
           abdicate, he will have to be dethroned" [ant: enthrone,
           throne]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "dethrone":
     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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