Know Your Next Word : crown

24. crown :

noun & verb :

1. any of various types of headgear worn by a monarch as a symbol of sovereignty, often made of precious metal and ornamented with valuable gems

2. the highest or most nearly perfect state of anything

3. The highest point or summit

4. to place a crown or garland upon the head of

usage :

  • She crowned her brother with a picture book.

  • The award crowned his career.

  • Jack fell down and broke his crown.

  • They considered the rare Turkish stamp the crown of their collection.

  • He crowned the event with a lavish reception.

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