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Definition 1: the position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions - [noun denoting act]

(throne is a kind of ...) a job in an organization

"he occupied a post in the treasury"

Definition 2: the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc. - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • the king sat on his throne

(throne is a kind of ...) a ceremonial chair for an exalted or powerful person

(... is a kind of throne ) a throne that is the official chair of a bishop

(... is a kind of throne ) the throne of God

(... is a kind of throne ) a seat with a cushion that is used as a throne by Indian princes

(... is a kind of throne ) the golden throne of former kings of Delhi; stolen by the Persians in 1739 and subsequently lost; symbol of the former Shah of Iran

Definition 3: a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for throne in the sense of this definition

(throne is a kind of ...) a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building

(... is a kind of throne ) a toilet that relies on bacteria to break down waste matter (instead of using water)

(... is a kind of throne ) a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it

(... is a kind of throne ) toilet consisting of a small seat used by young children

(throne is a part of ...) the bowl of a toilet that can be flushed with water

(throne is a part of ...) the hinged seat on a toilet

(... is part of throne) a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet

(... is part of throne) a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

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

  • The Queen was enthroned more than 50 years ago

Synonyms for throne in the sense of this definition

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

"They vested the council with special rights"

(throne is a kind of ...) exercise authority over; as of nations

"Who is governing the country now?"

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