What is another word for Dethroning?

341 synonyms found


[ diːθɹˈə͡ʊnɪŋ], [ diːθɹˈə‍ʊnɪŋ], [ d_iː_θ_ɹ_ˈəʊ_n_ɪ_ŋ]

Dethroning, which means removing someone from a position of power or authority, has several synonyms. Unlike dethroning, which may carry a negative connotation, some of these synonyms are neutral or even positive. For example, "displacing" carries an implied neutrality. "Deposing" is similar to dethroning and is often used in legal contexts. "Overthrowing" implies violent removal from power. "Ousting" is a more colloquial synonym. "Toppling" is sometimes used in a journalistic context. "Superseding" is a synonym that can have a more positive connotation, suggesting that something better has taken the place of what was removed. Lastly, "replacing" is a neutral synonym as it suggests that there is someone or something to take the place of what was removed.

Related words: dethrone, dethrone the king, dethrone the queen, dethronement

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    Usage examples for Dethroning

    If Lord Eglinton had suddenly declared his intention of Dethroning King Louis and placing the crown of France on his own head, he could not more have astonished his two interlocutors.
    "Petticoat Rule"
    Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
    Then, no doubt, you may turn round upon the body who have made the port, made the ratepayers, made them what they are; and you may insist upon Dethroning them from that position which they have occupied, at so much risk and so much labour, up to the time when the full development of the trade takes place.
    "Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2"
    Robert Ornsby
    There was talk of requiring from Spain the cession of her lands between the Pyrenees and the Ebro: there were even dark suggestions as to the need of Dethroning the Spanish Bourbons once for all.
    "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)"
    John Holland Rose

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