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CROWN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Crown mean? 

CROWN (noun)
  The noun CROWN has 11 senses:

1. the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
2. the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
3. a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
4. an ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty
5. the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
6. an English coin worth 5 shillings
7. the upper branches and leaves of a tree
8. the top point of a mountain or hill
9. the award given to the champion
10. the top of the head
11. the center of a cambered road

  Familiarity information: CROWN used as a noun is familiar.


CROWN (verb)
  The verb CROWN has 4 senses:

1. invest with regal power; enthrone
2. be the culminating event
3. form the topmost part of
4. put an enamel cover on

  Familiarity information: CROWN used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CROWN (noun)


Sense 1Crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

the colonies revolted against the Crown

Hypernyms ("Crown" is a kind of...):

symbol (an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance)

Instance hyponyms:

British Crown (the symbol of the power of the British monarchy)


Sense 2crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Hypernyms ("crown" is a kind of...):

top (the upper part of anything)

Meronyms (parts of "crown"):

enamel; tooth enamel (hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "crown"):

jacket; jacket crown ((dentistry) an artificial crown fitted over a broken or decayed tooth)

Holonyms ("crown" is a part of...):

tooth (hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense)


Sense 3crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("crown" is a kind of...):

chaplet; coronal; garland; lei; wreath (flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "crown"):

crown of thorns (a mock crown made of thorn branches that Roman soldiers placed on Jesus before the Crucifixion)


Sense 4crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

diadem; crown

Hypernyms ("crown" is a kind of...):

crown jewels (regalia (jewellery and other paraphernalia) worn by a sovereign on state occasions)

jewelled headdress (a headdress adorned with jewels)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "crown"):

coronet (a small crown; usually indicates a high rank but below that of sovereign)


Sense 5crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("crown" is a kind of...):

acme; apex; peak; vertex (the highest point (of something))

Holonyms ("crown" is a part of...):

chapeau; hat; lid (headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim)


Sense 6crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An English coin worth 5 shillings

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("crown" is a kind of...):

coin (a metal piece (usually a disc) used as money)


Sense 7crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The upper branches and leaves of a tree

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

treetop; capitulum; crown

Hypernyms ("crown" is a kind of...):

top (the upper part of anything)

Holonyms ("crown" is a part of...):

tree (a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms)


Sense 8crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The top point of a mountain or hill

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

crest; summit; top; peak; tip; crown

Context examples:

the view from the peak was magnificent / they clambered to the summit of Monadnock

Hypernyms ("crown" is a kind of...):

place; spot; topographic point (a point located with respect to surface features of some region)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "crown"):

brow; hilltop (the peak of a hill)

pinnacle (a lofty peak)

mountain peak (the summit of a mountain)


Sense 9crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The award given to the champion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

pennant; crown

Hypernyms ("crown" is a kind of...):

accolade; award; honor; honour; laurels (a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction)


Sense 10crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The top of the head

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

poll; pate; crown

Hypernyms ("crown" is a kind of...):

top; top side; upper side; upside (the highest or uppermost side of anything)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "crown"):

tonsure (the shaved crown of a monk's or priest's head)

Holonyms ("crown" is a part of...):

human head (the head of a human being)


Sense 11crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The center of a cambered road

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

crest; crown

Hypernyms ("crown" is a kind of...):

top; top side; upper side; upside (the highest or uppermost side of anything)

Holonyms ("crown" is a part of...):

road; route (an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation)


CROWN (verb)


Sense 1crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Invest with regal power; enthrone

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

coronate; crown

Context example:

The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey

Hypernyms (to "crown" is one way to...):

enthrone; invest; vest (provide with power and authority)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 2crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be the culminating event

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

crown; top

Context example:

The speech crowned the meeting

Hypernyms (to "crown" is one way to...):

climax; culminate (end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 3crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Form the topmost part of

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Context example:

A weather vane crowns the building

Hypernyms (to "crown" is one way to...):

head (be in the front of or on top of)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 4crown [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put an enamel cover on

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

crown my teeth

Hypernyms (to "crown" is one way to...):

cover (provide with a covering or cause to be covered)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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