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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
crown (noun)
1.
a reward of victory or mark of honor , especially the title representing the championship in a sport
2.
a royal or imperial headdress or cap of sovereignty - diadem
3.
the highest part as
a) the topmost part of the skull or head
b) the summit of a mountain
c) the head of foliage of a tree or shrub
d) the part of a hat or other headgear covering the crown of the head
e) the part of a tooth external to the gum or an artificial substitute for this - see tooth illustration
4.
a wreath, band, or circular ornament for the head
5.
a) something resembling a wreath or crown
b) the knurled cap on top of a watch stem
6.
often capitalized
a) (1) imperial or regal power - sovereignty
(2) the government under a constitutional monarchy
b) - monarch
7.
something that imparts splendor, honor, or finish - culmination
8.
a) any of several old gold coins with a crown as part of the device
b) an old usually silver British coin worth five shillings
9.
a) - koruna
b) - krona
c) - krone
d) - kroon
10.
a) the region of a seed plant at which stem and root merge
b) the arching end of the shank of an anchor where the arms join it - see anchor illustration
crown (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to place a crown or wreath on the head of , specifically to invest with regal dignity and power
b) to recognize officially as - they crowned her athlete of the year
c) to award a championship to - crown a new champion
2.
to bestow something on as a mark of honor or recompense - adorn
3.
- surmount top , especially to top (a checker) with a checker to make a king
4.
to bring to a successful conclusion - climax the role that crowned her career
5.
to provide with something like a crown as
a) to fill so that the surface forms a crown
b) to put an artificial crown on (a tooth)
6.
intransitive verb
to hit on the head of a forest fire to burn rapidly through the tops of trees
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
crown (noun)
1.
a decorative band or wreath worn about the head as a symbol of victory or honor
SYNONIMS:
chaplet, coronal ( coronel), coronet, diadem
RELATED WORDS:
anadem [], tiara; garland, laurel
crown (noun)
2.
the position occupied by the one who comes in first in a competition
SYNONIMS:
championship, title
crown (noun)
3.
the highest part or point
SYNONIMS:
acme, apex, apogee, capstone, climax, crescendo, crest, crown, culmination, head, high noon, high tide, high-water mark, meridian, ne plus ultra, noon, noontime, peak, pinnacle, sum, summit, tip-top, top, zenith
RELATED WORDS:
bloom, blossom, flood tide, flower, glory, heyday, prime; cap, ceiling, roof; extreme, extremity, tip, vertex; high, highlight, highspot
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abyss, base, foot; minimum
bottom, nadir, rock bottom
crown (verb)
to bring to a triumphant conclusion
SYNONIMS:
cap (off), climax, culminate
RELATED WORDS:
complete, conclude, finish, round (off out), terminate, wrap up
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