Crown is defined as royalty, or a circular headdress worn by royalty, or an award, or the highest part of something.(noun)
The definition of crown is to give someone power, or to place a ceremonial headdress on a person's head.(verb)
When you recognize a new person as king, this is an example of when you crown him.
See crown in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME coroune < OFr corone < L corona, a garland, crown < Gr korōnē, curved object, wreath < IE base *(s)ker-, to turn, bend > L curvus, crux
See crown in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English crowne
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman coroune
Origin: , from Latin corōna, wreath, garland, crown
Origin: , from Greek korōnē, anything curved, kind of crown
Origin: , from korōnos, curved; see sker-2 in Indo-European roots.
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