[ US /diˈθɹoʊn, dɪˈθɹoʊn/ ]
[ UK /diːθɹˈə‍ʊn/ ]
  1. remove a monarch from the throne
    If the King does not abdicate, he will have to be dethroned
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How To Use dethrone In A Sentence

  • In 525 B., Cambyses, the son of Cyrus the Great, led a Persian invasion force that dethroned the last pharaoh of the 26th Dynasty.
  • The very popular and flamboyant politician has been leaving everyone in his wake in the competition in recent years and the word is that a major effort will be made to dethrone him this year.
  • It was only at the foot of his own table, after ladling out and serving around the stewed oysters "hot and hot," that the commodore, rubbing his hands, and smiling until his great face was as grotesque as a nutcracker's, announced that Miss Nancy Skamp was turned out of office -- yea, discrowned, unsceptred, dethroned, and that Harry Barnwell reigned in her stead. The Missing Bride
  • With Saturday's all-around finals set up as a Russian duel, Chaschina was asked if she could dethrone the reigning world champ.
  • Make suggestion on the stock of slacken,[Sentence dictionary] over stock and dethrone. Destroy it after approved.
  • For the first time in the history of Europe, a monarch was not only dethroned by the masses, but also executed.
  • The dethronement of learning is one of the most exciting intellectual frontiers we are now crossing.
  • In 1688 when the British Parliament dethroned James II and established political supremacy over the monarchy, its bill of rights became the fundamental, durable instrument of constitutional law.
  • Kerala dethroned defending champion Manipur to win its maiden title.
  • The television drama series "Mad Men" kept its crown as the best drama series at the 62nd annual Emmy Awards, as the comedy show "Modern Family" dethroned "30 Rock" to establish itself as the best in the genre. Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News
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