Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb crown

4 senses of crown

Sense 1
crown, coronate -- (invest with regal power; enthrone; "The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey")
       => invest, vest, enthrone -- (provide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights")

Sense 2
crown, top -- (be the culminating event; "The speech crowned the meeting")
       => culminate, climax -- (end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage; "The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace")

Sense 3
crown -- (form the topmost part of; "A weather vane crowns the building")
       => head -- (be in the front of or on top of; "The list was headed by the name of the president")

Sense 4
crown -- (put an enamel cover on; "crown my teeth")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Antonyms of adj crowning

2 senses of crowning

Sense 1
crowning (prenominal) -- (representing a level of the highest possible achievement or attainment; "the crowning accomplishment of his career")

INDIRECT (VIA ultimate) -> proximate -- (closest in degree or order (space or time) especially in a chain of causes and effects; "news of his proximate arrival"; "interest in proximate rather than ultimate goals")

Sense 2
crowning -- (forming or providing a crown or summit; "the crowning star on a Christmas tree"; "her hair was her crowning glory")

INDIRECT (VIA side, top) -> bottom -- (situated at the bottom or lowest position; "the bottom drawer")
INDIRECT (VIA top, bottom) -> side -- (located on a side; "side fences"; "the side porch")

Similarity of adj crowning

2 senses of crowning

Sense 1
crowning (prenominal) -- (representing a level of the highest possible achievement or attainment; "the crowning accomplishment of his career")
       => ultimate (vs. proximate) -- (furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme; "the ultimate achievement"; "the ultimate question"; "man's ultimate destiny"; "the ultimate insult"; "one's ultimate goal in life")

Sense 2
crowning -- (forming or providing a crown or summit; "the crowning star on a Christmas tree"; "her hair was her crowning glory")
       => top (prenominal) (vs. bottom) (vs. side) -- (situated at the top or highest position; "the top shelf")

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