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Definition 1: the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head - [noun denoting artifact]

(crown is a kind of ...) the highest point (of something)

"at the peak of the pyramid"

(... is part of crown) headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim

Definition 2: an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for crown in the sense of this definition

(crown is a kind of ...) regalia (jewelry and other paraphernalia) worn by a sovereign on state occasions

(crown is a kind of ...) a headdress adorned with jewels

(... is a kind of crown ) a small crown; usually indicates a high rank but below that of sovereign

(... is a kind of crown ) a mock crown made of thorn branches that Roman soldiers placed on Jesus before the Crucifixion

Definition 3: a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory - [noun denoting artifact]

(crown is a kind of ...) flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes

Definition 4: the center of a cambered road - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for crown in the sense of this definition

(crown is a kind of ...) the highest or uppermost side of anything

"put your books on top of the desk" "only the top side of the box was painted"

(... is part of crown) an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation

Definition 5: (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where crown or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown

Synonyms for crown in the sense of this definition

(crown is a kind of ...) a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth

(crown belongs to category ...) the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth

Definition 6: the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel - [noun denoting body]

(crown is a kind of ...) the upper part of anything

"the mower cuts off the tops of the grass" "the title should be written at the top of the first page"

(crown is a part of ...) hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth

(... is part of crown) hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense

Definition 7: the top of the head - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for crown in the sense of this definition

(crown is a kind of ...) the highest or uppermost side of anything

"put your books on top of the desk" "only the top side of the box was painted"

(... is a kind of crown ) the shaved crown of a monk's or priest's head

(... is part of crown) the head of a human being

Definition 8: the award given to the champion - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for crown in the sense of this definition

(crown is a kind of ...) a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

"an award for bravery"

Definition 9: the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where crown or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the colonies revolted against the Crown

(crown is a kind of ...) an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

(... is an instance of crown) the symbol of the power of the British monarchy

"members of the British Commonwealth owe allegiance to the British Crown"

Definition 10: the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill) - [noun denoting location]

Samples where crown or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the view from the peak was magnificent
  • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
  • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

Synonyms for crown in the sense of this definition

(crown is a kind of ...) a point located with respect to surface features of some region

"this is a nice place for a picnic" "a bright spot on a planet"

(... is a kind of crown ) the peak of a hill

"the sun set behind the brow of distant hills"

(... is a kind of crown ) a lofty peak

(... is a kind of crown ) the summit of a mountain

Definition 11: the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for crown in the sense of this definition

(crown is a kind of ...) the upper part of anything

"the mower cuts off the tops of the grass" "the title should be written at the top of the first page"

(... is a kind of crown ) an arrangement of leafy branches forming the top or head of a tree

(... is part of crown) a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms

Definition 12: an English coin worth 5 shillings - [noun denoting possession]

(crown is a kind of ...) a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money

Definition 13: be the culminating event - [verb of change]

Samples where crown or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The speech crowned the meeting

Synonyms for crown in the sense of this definition

(crown is a kind of ...) end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage

"The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace"

Definition 14: put an enamel cover on - [verb of contact]

Samples where crown or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • crown my teeth

(crown is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

Samples where crown or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey

Synonyms for crown in the sense of this definition

(crown is a kind of ...) provide with power and authority

"They vested the council with special rights"

Definition 16: form the topmost part of - [verb of stative]

Samples where crown or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • A weather vane crowns the building

(crown is a kind of ...) be in the front of or on top of

"The list was headed by the name of the president"

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