dethrone

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From de- +‎ throne.

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dethrone (third-person singular simple present dethrones, present participle dethroning, simple past and past participle dethroned)

  1. To depose; to forcibly relieve a monarch of the monarchy.
    Synonyms: depose
    Antonyms: coronate, crown, enthrone, king
  2. To remove any governing authority from power.
    Synonyms: bring down, depose, divest, overthrow
    Antonyms: empower, install, invest, take office

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