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What then in the last resort are the truths of mankind? They are the irrefutable errors of mankind.Friedrich Nietzsche
- (RP) IPA: /kraʊn/, SAMPA: /kraUn/
- (US) enPR: kroun, IPA: /kroʊn/, SAMPA: /kroUn/
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- Rhymes: -aʊn
- A reward of victory or a mark of honor.
- A royal, imperial or princely headdress; a diadem.
- 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
- A wreath or band for the head.
- Imperial or regal power.
- The topmost part of the head.
- The highest part a hill.
- The top part of a hat.
- The raised centre of a road.
- The highest part of an arch.
- Splendor, finish, culmination.
- crown achievement
- Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress)
- Specifically, a former British coin worth five shillings.
- (botany) The part of a plant where the root and stem meet.
- (anatomy) The part of a tooth above the gums.
- (dentistry) A prosthetic covering for a tooth.
- (nautical) A knot formed in the end of a rope by tucking in the strands to prevent them from unravelling
- (nautical) The part of an anchor where the arms and the shank meet
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A standard size of printing paper measuring 20 inches x 15 inches.
- (chemistry) A monocyclic ligand having three or more binding sites, capable of holding a guest in a central location
- (reward of victory or a mark of honor): award, garland, honor/honour, prize, wreath
- (royal, imperial or princely headdress): coronet
- (representation of such a headdress):
- (wreath or band for the head): garland, wreath
- (imperial or regal power): monarchy, royalty
- (of the head): apex, top
- (of a hill): apex, peak, summit, top
- (centre of a road):
- (highest part of an arch):
- (of a hat): top
- (splendor, finish, culmination): completion, culmination, finish, splendor/splendour
- (British coin):
- (part of plant):
- (anatomy: part of tooth): corona
- (dentistry: prosthetic covering for a tooth):
reward of victory or a mark of honor
royal, imperial or princely headdress
representation of such a headdress
wreath or band for the head
imperial or regal power
of the head
of a hill
centre of a road
of a hat
any currency issued by the crown
former British coin worth five shillings
part of a plant where the root and stem meet
anatomy: part of tooth
dentistry: prosthetic covering for a tooth
part of an anchor
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Adjectivecrown (not comparable)
- Of, related to, or pertaining to a crown.
- crown prince
- Of, related to, pertaining to the top of a tree or trees.
- a crown fire
of, related to, or pertaining to a crown
Third person singular
- To place a crown on the head of.
- To formally declare (someone) a king or emperor.
- To declare (someone) a winner.
- (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.
- (video games) To shoot an opponent in the back of the head with a shotgun in a first-person shooter video game.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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.
to place a crown on the head of
to formally declare one a king or emperor
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