coronate vs crown : Common Errors in English

About coronate vs crown

A person is crowned, not coronated. “Coronate” is improperly derived from “coronation,” but “crown” is the original and still standard form of the verb.But don’t be in too big a hurry to declare that there is “no such word”: “coronate” means “crown-shaped,” and has various uses in biology.

coronate Meaning(s)

  • (v) invest with regal power; enthrone

crown Meaning(s)

  • (n) the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy
  • (n) the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel
  • (n) a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory
  • (n) an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty
  • (n) the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head
  • (n) an English coin worth 5 shillings
  • (n) the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant
  • (n) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
  • (n) the award given to the champion
  • (n) the top of the head
  • (n) (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth
  • (n) the center of a cambered road
  • (v) invest with regal power; enthrone
  • (v) be the culminating event
  • (v) form the topmost part of
  • (v) put an enamel cover on

crown in News

  1. ‘Throwback’ Triple Crown Gives Way To Foster And Future

    Another Triple Crown campaign has come and gone and our streak without a horse that could sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes stands at 35 years.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Louisville Voice-Tribune

  2. Crown Crafts, Inc. To Announce Results For Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2013

    GONZALES, La., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Crafts, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ-CM: CRWS) today announced that it intends to release the results of its operations for the fourth quarter ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. 'Crown Of Midnight' EXCLUSIVE Book Trailer Is Killer

    What happens after you park your illustrious butt on the Throne of Glass? You wear the Crown of Midnight, of course! Which is where we're at now in Sarah J. Maas' epic series about a young assassin in search of her destiny, and why we're so super-excited to bring you the EXCLUSIVE first look at [...]
    on June 12, 2013 Source: MTV

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