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crown

crown

 
 
pronunciation:
kraUn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a covering for the head often made of gold or silver and decorated with jewels. Kings and queens wear crowns.
The queen wore a beautiful crown covered with diamonds.
 
similar words:
headdress
definition 2: (sometimes capitalized) the government that a king or queen heads.
The enemy's army put the Crown in danger.
synonyms:
royalty
similar words:
badge, crest, emblem, insignia, majesty, rule, symbol
definition 3: the highest part of something.
Jack hurt his crown when he fell on his head.We climbed to the crown of the mountain.
synonyms:
crest, top
similar words:
apex, climax, height, peak, summit, vertex
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: crowned, crowning, crowns
definition: to place a crown or wreath on the head of.
The bishop crowned the new queen.
similar words:
inaugurate, install
derivations: crownless (adj.), crowner (n.)
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