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Deprive (a monarch) of their ruling position.
depose, oust, topple, overthrow, bring down, unseat, remove from office, dislodge, discharge, displace, supplant, usurp, overturn, dismiss, ejectView synonyms
- ‘In these festivals the working people would hold skits in which they would uncrown the king.’
- ‘Warwick uncrowns him and sends him under arrest to the Archbishop of York.’
- ‘He has no reason to speak to the Queen like that, even if she is uncrowned.’
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