coronate vs crown :

coronate or 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.

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  • v  invest with regal power; enthrone

  • 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
    tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown
  • n  the center of a cambered road
  • v  invest with regal power; enthrone
    The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey
  • v  be the culminating event
    The speech crowned the meeting
  • v  form the topmost part of
    A weather vane crowns the building
  • v  put an enamel cover on
    crown my teeth
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    June 13, 2013 - Louisville Voice-Tribune
  • Crown Crafts, Inc. To Announce Results For Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2013
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    June 12, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • '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 [...]
    June 11, 2013 - MTV