Complete Definition of "crown"

English

Etymology
From L. term|corona|lang=la||wreath

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/kraÊn/, SAMPA|/kraUn/
a|US AHD|kroun, IPA|/kroÊn/, SAMPA|/kroUn/
audio|en-ca-crown.ogg|Audio (CA)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aÊn|-aÊn

Noun
en-noun

  1. A reward of victory or a mark of honor.
  2. A royal, imperial or princely headdress; a diadem.
  3. 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
  4. A wreath or band for the head.
  5. Imperial or regal power.
  6. The topmost part of the head.
  7. The highest part a hill.
  8. The top part of a hat.
  9. The raised centre of a road.
  10. The highest part of an arch.
  11. Splendor, finish, culmination.

#: crown achievement

  1. Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress)
  2. Specifically, a former British coin worth five shillings.

  1. botany The part of a plant where the root and stem meet.
  2. anatomy The part of a tooth above the gums.
  3. dentistry A prothestic covering for a tooth.
  4. nautical A knot formed in the end of a rope by tucking in the strands to prevent them from unravelling
  5. nautical The part of an anchor where the arms and the shank meet

Synonyms
sense|reward of victory or a mark of honor award, garland, honor/honour, prize, wreath
sense|royal, imperial or princely headdress coronet
sense|representation of such a headdress
sense|wreath or band for the head garland, wreath
sense|imperial or regal power monarchy, royalty
sense|of the head apex, top
sense|of a hill apex, peak, summit, top
sense|centre of a road
sense|highest part of an arch
sense|of a hat top
sense|splendor, finish, culmination completion, culmination, finish, splendor/splendour
sense|currency
sense|British coin
sense|part of plant
sense|anatomy: part of tooth corona
sense|dentistry: prosthetic covering for a tooth

Antonyms
sense|of a hill bottom, foot

Derived terms
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crown achievement
crown colony
Crown Court
crown estate
crown green
rel-mid
crown lands
crown jewels
crown prince
crown wheel
half-crown
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Translations
trans-top|reward of victory or a mark of honor
Chinese:

Dutch: t+|nl|kronen, t+|nl|bekronen
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trans-top|royal, imperial or princely headdress
Chinese:
Chinese Characters: å  (guàn)
Czech: t+|cs|koruna|f
Dutch: t+|nl|kroon|m
Finnish: t+|fi|kruunu
French: t+|fr|couronne|f
German: t+|de|Krone|f
Greek, Modern: ÏÏέμμα (stémma) n, κοÏÏνα (koróna) f
Hebrew: ×תר (keter) m
Icelandic: t-|is|kóróna|f
Italian: t+|it|corona|f
trans-mid
Japanese: çå  (ãããã, Åkan), ã¯ã©ã¦ã³ (kuraun)
Kurdish:

Latin: t-|la|corona|f
Polish: t+|pl|korona|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|coroa|f
Russian: t+|ru|коÑона|f|trkoróna|scCyrl, t+|ru|венеÑ|m|trvenéts|scCyrl
Slovene: t+|sl|krona|f
Spanish: t+|es|corona|f
Swedish: t+|sv|krona
Welsh: coron f
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trans-top|representation of such a headdress
Dutch: t+|nl|kroon
Finnish: t+|fi|kruunu
Russian: коÑона (koróna) f
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trans-top|wreath or band for the head
Czech: t+|cs|koruna|f
Dutch: krans, hoofdband
French: t+|fr|couronne|f
trans-mid
Russian: t+|ru|венок|m|trvenók|scCyrl
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trans-top|imperial or regal power
Chinese:

Czech: t+|cs|koruna|f
Dutch: t+|nl|kroon
Finnish: t+|fi|kruunu
French: t+|fr|couronne|f
German: t+|de|Krone|f
Icelandic: t-|is|krúna|f
trans-mid
Russian: коÑолевÑкий|коÑолевÑÐºÐ°Ñ Ð²Ð»Ð°ÑÑÑ (korolévskaja vlastâ) f
Slovene: t+|sl|krona|f
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trans-top|of the head
Chinese:

Dutch: kruin
Finnish: päälaki
French: t+|fr|sommet|m
Greek, Modern: κοÏÏÏή (koryfí) f, κοÏÏή (korfí) f
Icelandic: t-|is|krúna|f
trans-mid
Italian: t-|it|cocuzzolo|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|topo|m, t+|pt|alta|f
Russian: макÑÑка (makúška) f; ÑÐµÐ¼Ñ (témja) n
Spanish: t-|es|coronilla|f
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trans-top|of a hill
Chinese:

Dutch: hoogste punt
Finnish: t+|fi|laki
French: t+|fr|sommet|m, t-|fr|faîte|m
Italian: t+|it|cima|f, t-|it|vetta|f, t-|it|cocuzzolo|m
trans-mid
Portuguese: t+|pt|cume|m
Spanish: t-|es|cumbre|f
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trans-top|centre of a road
Dutch: t+|nl|midden
Finnish: keskitie
French: t+|fr|milieu|m
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|centro|m
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trans-top|highest part of an arch
Dutch: t-|nl|top
French: t+|fr|clef|f
trans-mid
Italian: t-|it|chiave di volta|f
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trans-top|of a hat
Dutch: t+|nl|bol
French: t+|fr|fond|m
trans-mid
Portuguese: t+|pt|copa|f
trans-bottom

trans-top|splendor, finish, culmination
Dutch: t+|nl|kroon
French: t-|fr|couronnement|m
trans-mid
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trans-top|any currency issued by the crown
Czech: t+|cs|koruna|f
Dutch: t+|nl|kroon
Estonian: t-|et|krooni
Finnish: t+|fi|kruunu
trans-mid
Russian: t+|ru|кÑона|f|trkróna|scCyrl
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trans-top|former British coin worth five shillings
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trans-top|part of a plant where the root and stem meet
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trans-top|anatomy: part of tooth
Chinese:

Dutch: t+|nl|kroon
Finnish: t+|fi|kruunu
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|corona|f
Russian: t-|ru|коÑонка|f|trkorónka|scCyrl
Slovene: t+|sl|krona|f
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trans-top|dentistry: prosthetic covering for a tooth
Chinese:

Czech: t-|cs|korunka|f
Dutch: t+|nl|kroon
French: t+|fr|couronne|f
Greek, Modern: κοÏÏνα (koróna) f
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|capsula|f
Russian: t-|ru|коÑонка|f|trkorónka|scCyrl
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trans-top|part of an anchor
Finnish: t-|fi|perä
trans-mid
Italian: t+|it|diamante|m
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Translations to be checked
checktrans-top
<!--Remove this section once all of the translations below have been moved into the tables above.-->
ttbc|Korean: í¬ë¼ì´ (keuraun)
ttbc|Latin: corona#Latin|corona f
ttbc|Polish: korona f
ttbc|Slovak: koruna f (1, 2, 5, 7)
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Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. Of, related to, or pertaining to a crown.

#: crown prince

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

#: a crown fire

Translations
trans-top|of, related to, or pertaining to a crown
Dutch: kroon-, kroons-
Finnish: kruunun-
French: de la t+|fr|couronne
German: kronen-
Icelandic: t-|is|kóróna|alt=krón-
trans-mid
Russian: наÑледнÑй (naslédnyj, only as part of expressions like наÑледнÑй пÑинÑ)
Slovak: korunný m, korunná f, korunné n
Slovene: kronski m, kronska f, kronsko n
Swedish: t-|sv|kron-
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Verb
en-verb

  1. To place a crown on the head of.
  2. To formally declare (someone) a king or emperor.
  3. To declare (someone) a winner.
  4. 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.

  1. context|gaming To shoot an opponent in the back of the head with a shotgun in a first-person shooter video game.
  2. context|board games In checkers, to stack two checkers to indicate that the piece has become a king.

#:âCrown me!â I said, as I moved my checker to the back row.

Translations
trans-top|to place a crown on the head of
Chinese:

Dutch: kronen
French: t+|fr|couronner
German: t-|de|krönen
Icelandic: t-|is|krýna
Latin: t-|la|coronare
trans-mid
Portuguese: coroar
Russian: коÑоноваÑÑ (koronovátâ), ÑвенÑиваÑÑ (uvénÄivatâ)
Slovak: korunovať
Slovene: kronati, okronati
Spanish: t-|es|coronar
Swedish: t-|sv|kröna
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trans-top|to formally declare one a king or emperor
Chinese:

Dutch: kronen, koning kronen
Finnish: t-|fi|kruunata
French: t+|fr|couronner
Hebrew: t-|he|×××ת×ר|trlehaktyr|scHebr
trans-mid
Icelandic: t-|is|krýna
Russian: коÑоноваÑÑ (koronovátâ), венÑаÑÑ (на ÑаÑÑÑво) (venÄátâ (na tsárstvo))
Swedish: t-|sv|kröna
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trans-top|declare one a winner
Dutch: bekronen
trans-mid
French: t+|fr|couronner
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Derived terms
crowned
<!--move to "crowning":
crowning achievement
crowning glory-->

See also
coronation

Category:Currency
Category:Headgear

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