throne vs thrown : Common Errors in English

About throne vs thrown

A throne is that chair a king sits on, at least until he gets thrown out of office.

throne Meaning(s)

  • (n) the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.
  • (n) a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
  • (n) the position and power of an exalted person (a sovereign or bishop) who is entitled to sit in a chair of state on ceremonial occasions
  • (v) sit on the throne as a ruler
  • (v) put a monarch on the throne

thrown Meaning(s)

  • (n) the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
  • (n) a single chance or instance
  • (n) the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
  • (n) bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
  • (n) casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
  • (v) propel through the air
  • (v) move violently, energetically, or carelessly
  • (v) get rid of
  • (v) place or put with great energy
  • (v) convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture
  • (v) cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
  • (v) put or send forth
  • (v) to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
  • (v) cause to be confused emotionally
  • (v) utter with force; utter vehemently
  • (v) organize or be responsible for
  • (v) make on a potter's wheel
  • (v) cause to fall off
  • (v) throw (a die) out onto a flat surface
  • (v) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
  • (s) caused to fall to the ground
  • (s) twisted together; as of filaments spun into a thread

throne in News

  1. Is Juan Manuel Lopez the Last Hope of Puerto Rican Boxing?

    COMMENTARY | Juan Manuel Lopez was supposed to be Puerto Rico's next big thing, the next fighter from the Isla del Encanto to represent the Boricua red, white, and blue at the highest level of the sport. He was the next in line, heir to a throne that saw stars such as Miguel Cotto, Felix Trinidad, Wilfredo Gomez, Carlos Ortiz, and Hector Camacho win world respect for the Caribbean island.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Throne-Host Applauds Financial Improvements In 'State Of The Town'

    With the heavy lifting of erasing multimillion-dollar deficits and declining bond ratings behind her—and a reelection bid ahead of her—Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst on Tuesday delivered her fifth “State of the Town” address, lauding the leaps the town made financially in the last year, the substantial hurdles it overcame in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, and the tasks that still ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press

  3. 'Watch The Throne 2' Is On The Way Says Producer Mike Dean

    Superproducer Mike Dean has worked extensively with Jay-Z and Kanye West, and dropped a pretty important tidbit about those two during an interview with HuffPost Live. Dean says he's spoken to Jay and Yeezy about a sequel to 2011's Watch The Throne, and he thinks it's on the horizon, saying he spoke to Jay about it just last week. Both rappers said they would drop solo albums before creating ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Vibe Magazine

thrown in News

  1. Forklift driver thrown from seat in collision with car in SF

    The driver of a forklift was thrown from his seat Friday morning when he collided with a car at a wholesale produce market in San Francisco.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: KCRA 3 Sacramento

  2. Motorcycle officer thrown from bike during crash

    A Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office motorcycle deputy was thrown off his bike during a crash with a car in Everett Thursday morning. The crash occurred on Evergreen Way near 112 th Street Southwest at 10:30 a.m. A car was heading southbound when it crossed all lanes of traffic and struck the officer.  A witness told KIRO 7 Eyewitness News that the officer was knocked off his motorcycle before it ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma

  3. Dog, thrown from truck, awaits adoption in Pomona

    Bennie survived being thrown from a truck. POMONA — An unidentified terrier mix is being sheltered at the Hudson Valley Humane Society’s headquarters on Quaker Road after being thrown from a moving truck, officials said Monday.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Journal News

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