Definition of dethrone:
- "A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4)", Justin McCarthy.
2. We must not, in our zeal for emancipation, allow mere feeling or benevolent impulses partially to dethrone reason; and thus disqualify ourselves for taking impartial views of the subject, or for accurately discriminating between truth and error.- "Three Prize Essays on American Slavery", R. B. Thurston A.C. Baldwin Timothy Williston.
Thus a general at the head of his army will endeavour to dethrone the monarch, as Cyrus did Astyages, despising both his manner of life and his forces; his forces for want of action, his life for its effeminacy: thus Suthes, the Thracian, who was general to Amadocus, conspired against him.- "Politics A Treatise on Government", Aristotle.