(noun, adjective, verb)


1. Of, related to, or pertaining to a crown.

- crown prince

2. Of, related to, pertaining to the top of a tree or trees.

- a crown fire


1. the Crown (or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy

- the colonies revolted against the Crown

Definition categories: communication, symbol

2. the part of a tooth above the gum that is covered with enamel

Definition categories: body, top

3. a wreath or garland worn on the head to signify victory

Definition categories: man–made, chaplet, coronal, garland, lei, wreath

4. an ornamental jeweled headdress signifying sovereignty

Similar word(s): diadem

Definition categories: man–made

5. the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head

Definition categories: man–made, acme, apex, peak, vertex

6. an English coin worth 5 shillings

Definition categories: possession, coin

7. the upper branches and leaves of a tree or other plant

Similar word(s): treetop

Definition categories: plant, top

8. the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

Similar word(s): crest, peak, summit, tip, top

Definition categories: location, place, spot

9. the award given to the champion

Similar word(s): pennant

Definition categories: communication, accolade, award, honor, honour, laurels

10. the top of the head

Similar word(s): pate, poll

Definition categories: body, top, upside

11. (dentistry) dental appliance consisting of an artificial crown for a broken or decayed tooth

- tomorrow my dentist will fit me for a crown

Similar word(s): cap, crownwork, jacket

Definition categories: man–made

12. the center of a cambered road

Similar word(s): crest

Definition categories: man–made, top, upside

Sentences with crown as a noun:

- Treasure recovered from shipwrecks automatically becomes property of the Crown.


1. invest with regal power; enthrone

- The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey

Similar word(s): coronate

Definition categories: social, enthrone, invest, vest

2. be the culminating event

- The speech crowned the meeting

Similar word(s): top

Definition categories: change, climax, culminate

3. form the topmost part of

- A weather vane crowns the building

Definition categories: stative, head

4. put an enamel cover on

- crown my teeth

Definition categories: contact, cover

Sentences with crown as a verb:

- The mother was in the second stage of labor and the fetus had just crowned, prompting a round of encouragement from the midwives.

- “Crown me!” I said, as I moved my checker to the back row.