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 Crown Crown

noun

  • () the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head  ( crown )
    the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
  • () an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty  ( diadem, crown )
    an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty
  • () a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory  ( crown )
    a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
  • () the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel  ( crown )
    the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  • () the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy  ( Crown )
    the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
     the colonies revolted against the Crown
    the colonies revolted against the Crown
  • the center of a cambered road  ( crest, crown )
    the center of a cambered road
  • (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth  ( cap, crown, crownwork, jacket crown, jacket )
    (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
     tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown
    tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown
  • the top of the head  ( crown, pate, poll )
    the top of the head
  • the award given to the champion  ( crown, pennant )
    the award given to the champion
  • the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)  ( crown, summit, tip, peak, crest, top )
    the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
     the view from the peak was magnificent
    the view from the peak was magnificent
     they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
    they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
     the region is a few molecules wide at the summit
    the region is a few molecules wide at the summit
  • the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant  ( crown, treetop )
    the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant
  • an English coin worth 5 shillings  ( crown )
    an English coin worth 5 shillings
  • verb

  • () be the culminating event  ( top, crown )
    be the culminating event
     The speech crowned the meeting
    The speech crowned the meeting
  • () invest with regal power; enthrone  ( coronate, crown )
    invest with regal power; enthrone
     The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey
    The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey
  • put an enamel cover on  ( crown )
    put an enamel cover on
     crown my teeth
    crown my teeth
  • form the topmost part of  ( crown )
    form the topmost part of
     A weather vane crowns the building
    A weather vane crowns the building