Synonyms for crown


Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : kroun
Phonetic Transcription : kraʊn

Top 10 synonyms for crown Other synonyms for the word crown

Définition of crown

Origin :
  • early 12c., "royal crown," from Anglo-French coroune, Old French corone (13c., Modern French couronne), from Latin corona "crown," originally "wreath, garland," related to Greek korone "anything curved, kind of crown." Old English used corona, directly from Latin.
  • Extended to coins bearing the imprint of a crown (early 15c.), especially the British silver 5-shilling piece. Also monetary units in Iceland, Sweden (krona), Norway, Denmark (krone), and formerly in German Empire and Austria-Hungary (krone). Meaning "top of the skull" is from c.1300. Crown-prince is 1791, a translation of German kronprinz.
  • noun top; best
  • noun tiara for royalty
  • noun royalty
  • verb reward, dignify
  • verb be the culmination of
  • verb hit, usually on head
Example sentences :
  • I wonder that they have not wit to learn English now that they have come under the English crown.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Why, you jack-fool, what would it be about save who should wear the crown of France?
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • She took the crown from her head with her own hands, and ceased to be the ruler of Sweden.
  • Extract from : « Biographical Stories » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • No fear of any trouble from him after that, in the way of plots for the Crown, or things of that sort.
  • Extract from : « Fair Margaret » by H. Rider Haggard
  • The martyr's crown awaits them, for they display the martyr's spirit.
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • This led me to request a sight of that villa—a crown to the housekeeper got me admittance.
  • Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • If it is the crown of sex to be desired, here you have it, under seal of the civil bond.
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
  • Upon his head was a crown, on which were inlaid or set precious stones.
  • Extract from : « Welsh Fairy Tales » by William Elliott Griffis
  • Shall I crown you with our wild-wood coronal, and hail you queen of the forest?
  • Extract from : « Maid Marian » by Thomas Love Peacock
  • A nice figure you'll cut in the office, to-day, with those ornaments on your crown!
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood

Antonyms for crown

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