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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enthrone 
  v  1:  provide  with  power  and  authority  [syn:  {invest},  {vest}] 
  [ant:  {divest}] 
  2:  put  a  monarch  on  the  throne;  "The  Queen  was  enthroned  more 
  than  50  years  ago"  [syn:  {throne}]  [ant:  {dethrone}] 




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