Crown meaning

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The definition of crown is to give someone power, or to place a ceremonial headdress on a person's head.

When you recognize a new person as king, this is an example of when you crown him.

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The portion of a cut gem above the girdle.
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The highest point or summit.
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Crown is defined as royalty, or a circular headdress worn by royalty, or an award, or the highest part of something.

The British monarchy is an example of the crown.

A gold round headdress worn by a princess or a queen is an example of a crown.

The title and award given to the top heavyweight fighter is an example of the heavyweight crown.

The top of a person's head is an example of the crown of the head.

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An ornamental circlet or head covering, often made of precious metal set with jewels and worn as a symbol of sovereignty.
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A distinction or reward for achievement, especially a title signifying championship in a sport.
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Something resembling a diadem in shape.
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The top or upper part of a hat.
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The highest, primary, or most valuable part, attribute, or state.

Considered the rare Turkish stamp the crown of their collection.

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The lowest part of an anchor, where the arms are joined to the shank.
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The highest portion of an arch, including the keystone.
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The crest of an animal, especially of a bird.
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To put a crown or garland on the head of.
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To invest with regal power; enthrone.
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To confer honor, dignity, or reward upon.
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To surmount or be the highest part of.
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To form the crown, top, or chief ornament of.
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To bring to completion or successful conclusion; consummate.

Crowned the event with a lavish reception.

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To put a crown on (a tooth).
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To make (a piece in checkers that has reached the last row) into a king by placing another piece upon it.
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To hit on the head.
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To reach a stage in labor when a large segment of the fetal scalp is visible at the vaginal orifice. Used of a fetus.
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A garland or wreath worn on the head as a sign of honor, victory, etc.
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A reward or honor given for merit; specif., the position or title of a champion in a sport.
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A circlet or headdress, often of gold and jewels, worn by a monarch as an emblem of sovereignty.
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Anything serving to adorn or honor like a crown.
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The figure of a crown or a thing like a crown as in shape or position.
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The top part of the skull or head.
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The top part of a hat.
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The summit or highest point, as of a mountain or arch.
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The highest quality, point of development, state, etc. of anything.
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The lowest point of an anchor, between the arms.
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To honor or reward as with a crown.
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To be at the top of; surmount.
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To be the crown, highest part, or chief ornament of.
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To complete successfully; put the finishing touch on.
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To cover (a tooth) with an artificial crown.
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To hit on the head.
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To place a piece of the same color on (an opponent's piece that has crossed the board and reached the end row), thus making it a king.
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To appear at the vaginal opening during labor.
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The top or highest part of bodily structure, especially the head.
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The part of a tooth that is covered by enamel and projects beyond the gum line.
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An artificial substitute for the natural crown of a tooth.
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To put a crown on a tooth.
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To reach a stage in labor when a large segment of the fetal scalp is visible at the vaginal orifice. Used of a fetus or the head of a fetus.
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A reward of victory or a mark of honor.
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A royal, imperial or princely headdress; a diadem.
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A representation of such a headdress, as in heraldry; it may even be that only the image exists, no physical crown, as in the case of the kingdom of Belgium; by analogy such crowns can be awarded to moral persons that don't even have a head, as the mural crown for cities in heraldry.
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A wreath or band for the head.
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Imperial or regal power, or those who wield it.
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The sovereign (in a monarchy), as head of state.
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(by extension, especially in law) The state, the government (headed by a monarch).

Treasure recovered from shipwrecks automatically becomes property of the Crown.

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The topmost part of the head.
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The highest part of a hill.
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The top section of a hat, above the brim.
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The raised centre of a road.
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The highest part of an arch.
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Splendor; culmination; acme.
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Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress)
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Specifically, a former British coin worth five shillings.
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(botany) The part of a plant where the root and stem meet.
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(forestry) The top of a tree.
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(anatomy) The part of a tooth above the gums.
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(dentistry) A prosthetic covering for a tooth.
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(nautical) A knot formed in the end of a rope by tucking in the strands to prevent them from unravelling.
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(nautical) The part of an anchor where the arms and the shank meet.
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(nautical) The rounding, or rounded part, of the deck from a level line.
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(nautical, in the plural) The bights formed by the turns of a cable.

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(paper) A standard size of printing paper measuring 20 inches x 15 inches.
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(chemistry) A monocyclic ligand having three or more binding sites, capable of holding a guest in a central location.
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(medicine) During childbirth, the appearance of the baby's head from the mother's vagina.
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(firearms) A rounding or smoothing of the barrel opening.
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The upper range of facets in a rose diamond.
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The dome of a furnace.
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(geometry) The area enclosed between two concentric perimeters.
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(religion) A round spot shaved clean on the top of the head, as a mark of the clerical state; the tonsure.
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Of, related to, or pertaining to a crown.

Crown prince.

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Of, related to, pertaining to the top of a tree or trees.

A crown fire.

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To place a crown on the head of.
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To formally declare (someone) a king, queen, emperor, etc.
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To bestow something upon as a mark of honour, dignity, or recompense; to adorn; to dignify.
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To form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to consummate; to perfect.
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To declare (someone) a winner.
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(medicine) Of a baby, during the birthing process; for the surface of the baby's head to appear in the vaginal opening.

The mother was in the second stage of labor and the fetus had just crowned, prompting a round of encouragement from the midwives.

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To cause to round upward; to make anything higher at the middle than at the edges, such as the face of a machine pulley.
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To hit on the head.
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(video games) To shoot an opponent in the back of the head with a shotgun in a first-person shooter video game.
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(board games) In checkers, to stack two checkers to indicate that the piece has become a king.

“Crown me!” I said, as I moved my checker to the back row.

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(firearms) To widen the opening of the barrel.
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(military) To effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the glacis, or the summit of the breach.
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(nautical) To lay the ends of the strands of (a knot) over and under each other.
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(obsolete) Past participle of crow.
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(government) The sovereign, in a monarchic country.
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(government) The government, in a monarchic country.
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Origin of crown

  • Middle English crowne from Anglo-Norman coroune from Latin corōna wreath, garland, crown from Greek korōnē anything curved, kind of crown from korōnos curved sker-2 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Anglo-Norman coroune, curune, Old French corone (French couronne), from Latin corona (“wreath”)
    From Wiktionary
  • From crown.
    From Wiktionary