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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] corona (wreath)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
crown

Plural
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  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
  12. Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress)
  13. Specifically, a former British coin worth five shillings.
  14. (botany) The part of a plant where the root and stem meet.
  15. (anatomy) The part of a tooth above the gums.
  16. (dentistry) A prosthetic covering for a tooth.
  17. (nautical) A knot formed in the end of a rope by tucking in the strands to prevent them from unravelling
  18. (nautical) The part of an anchor where the arms and the shank meet
  19. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A standard size of printing paper measuring 20 inches x 15 inches.
  20. (chemistry) A monocyclic ligand having three or more binding sites, capable of holding a guest in a central location

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Adjective

crown (not comparable)

Positive
crown

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of, related to, or pertaining to a crown.
    crown prince
  2. Of, related to, pertaining to the top of a tree or trees.
    a crown fire

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Verb

Infinitive
to crown

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to crown (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  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.
  5. (video games) To shoot an opponent in the back of the head with a shotgun in a first-person shooter video game.
  6. (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.

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