—n. 1. the chair or seat occupied by a sovereign, bishop, or other exalted personage on ceremonial occasions, usually raised on a dais and covered with a canopy.
2. the office or dignity of a sovereign: He came to the throne by succession. 3. the occupant of a throne; sovereign.
4. sovereign power or authority: to address one's pleas to the throne. 5. an episcopal office or authority: the diocesan throne. 6. See mourner's bench. 7. thrones,an order of angels. Cf. angel (def. 1).
8. Facetious.a toilet.