- a circular ornamental headdress worn by a monarch as a symbol of authority, usually made of or decorated with precious metals and jewels.；the monarchy or reigning monarch
- ceremonially place a crown on the head of (someone) in order to invest them as a monarch；declare or acknowledge (someone) as the best, especially at a sport
verb: crown, 3rd person present: crowns, gerund or present participle: crowning, past tense: crowned, past participle: crowned
noun: crown, plural noun: crowns
- 1. a circular ornamental headdress worn by a monarch as a symbol of authority, usually made of or decorated with precious metals and jewels. 同義詞
- ▪ the monarchy or reigning monarch their loyalty to the Church came before their loyalty to the Crown 同義詞
- ▪ an ornament, emblem, or badge shaped like a crown shiny covers embossed with gold crowns
- ▪ a wreath of leaves or flowers, especially that worn as an emblem of victory in ancient Greece or Rome. 同義詞
- ▪ an award or distinction gained by a victory or achievement, especially in sport the world heavyweight crown 同義詞
- 2. the top or highest part of something the crown of the hill 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ the top part of a person's head or a hat his hair was swept straight back over his crown
- ▪ the part of a plant just above and below the ground from which the roots and shoots branch out mulch should be mounded around the crowns of the shrubs
- ▪ the upper branching or spreading part of a tree or other plant an erect evergreen tree with a dense crown
- ▪ the upper part of a cut gem, above the girdle.
- 3. the part of a tooth projecting from the gum a thin layer of enamel covers the crown
- ▪ an artificial replacement or covering for the upper part of a tooth emergency treatment for loose crowns
- 4. a British coin with a face value of five shillings or 25 pence, now minted only for commemorative purposes.
- ▪ a foreign coin with a name meaning ‘crown’, especially the krona or krone.
- 5. a paper size, 384 × 504 mm.
- ▪ a book size, 186 × 123 mm.
- ▪ a book size, 246 × 189 mm.
- 1. ceremonially place a crown on the head of (someone) in order to invest them as a monarch he went to Rome to be crowned she was crowned queen in 1953 同義詞
- ▪ declare or acknowledge (someone) as the best, especially at a sport he was crowned world champion last September
- ▪ (in draughts) promote (a piece) to king by placing another on top of it with his crowned piece he jumped them all
- 2. rest on or form the top of the distant knoll was crowned with trees 同義詞
- 3. be the triumphant culmination of (an effort or endeavour, especially a prolonged one) years of struggle were crowned by a state visit to Paris 同義詞
- 4. fit a crown to (a tooth) simple fillings no longer suffice and the tooth has to be crowned
- 5. informal hit on the head she contained the urge to crown him 同義詞
- 6. (of a baby's head during labour) fully appear in the vaginal opening prior to emerging I was able to see our baby's head crowning