A crown is the traditional symbolic form of headgear worn by a monarch or by a deity, for whom the crown traditionally represents power, legitimacy, victory, triumph, honour, and glory, as well as immortality, righteousness, and resurrection. In art, the crown may be shown being offered to those on Earth by angels. Apart from the traditional form, crowns also may be in the form of a wreath and be made of flowers, oak leaves or thorns and be worn by others, representing what the coronation part aims to symbolize with the specific crown. In religious art, a crown of stars is used similarly to a halo. Crowns worn by rulers often contain jewels.

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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, or those who wield it.
  6. The sovereign (in a monarchy), as head of state.
  7. The state, the government (headed by a monarch).
    Treasure recovered from shipwrecks automatically becomes property of the Crown.
  8. The topmost part of the head.
  9. The highest part of a hill.
  10. The top section of a hat, above the brim.
  11. The raised centre of a road.
  12. The highest part of an arch.
  13. Splendor; culmination; acme.
  14. Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress)
  15. Specifically, a former British coin worth five shillings.
  1. The part of a plant where the root and stem meet.
  2. The top of a tree.
  3. The part of a tooth above the gums.
  4. A prosthetic covering for a tooth.
  5. A knot formed in the end of a rope by tucking in the strands to prevent them from unravelling
  6. The part of an anchor where the arms and the shank meet
  7. The rounding, or rounded part, of the deck from a level line.
  8. The bights formed by the turns of a cable.
  9. A standard size of printing paper measuring 20 inches x 15 inches.
  10. A monocyclic ligand having three or more binding sites, capable of holding a guest in a central location
  11. During childbirth, the appearance of the baby's head from the mother's vagina
  12. A rounding or smoothing of the barrel opening
  13. The upper range of facets in a rose diamond.
  14. The dome of a furnace.
  15. The area enclosed between two concentric perimeters.
  16. A round spot shaved clean on the top of the head, as a mark of the clerical state; the tonsure.


  1. To place a crown on the head of.
  2. To formally declare (someone) a king, queen, emperor, etc.
  3. To bestow something upon as a mark of honour, dignity, or recompense; to adorn; to dignify.
  4. To form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to consummate; to perfect.
  5. To declare (someone) a winner.
  6. Of a baby, during the birthing process; for the surface of the baby's head to appear in the vaginal opening.
  7. To cause to round upward; to make anything higher at the middle than at the edges, such as the face of a machine pulley.
  8. To hit on the head.
  9. To shoot an opponent in the back of the head with a shotgun in a first-person shooter video game.
  10. In checkers, to stack two checkers to indicate that the piece has become a king.
  11. To widen the opening of the barrel.
  12. To effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the glacis, or the summit of the breach.
  13. To lay the ends of the strands of (a knot) over and under each other.

Verb (etymology 2)



  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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