ascend to the throne


ascend to the throne
ascend (to) the throne
: to become a king or queen

He ascended the throne after the death of his father.

In Shakespeare's play, Macbeth kills the king and ascends to the throne.

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Main Entry:ascend

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  • ascend the throne — become king or queen. → ascend …   English new terms dictionary

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