动词过去式:crowned 过去分词:crowned 现在分词:crowning 第三人称单数:crowns
1 (a) [C] ornamental head-dress made of gold, jewels, etc worn by a king or queen on official occasions 王冠; 皇冠.
(b) (the Crown or the crown) [sing] the State as represented by a king or queen as its head 王国
*land owned by the Crown 王国的土地
* a minister of the Crown 王国的大臣
* Who appears for the Crown (ie Who is prosecuting the accused person on behalf of the State) in this case? 谁在该案中代表王国政府出庭?
* [attrib 作定语] Crown land, property, etc 王国政府的土地、财产等
* a crown witness, ie for the prosecution in a criminal case 刑事案件中提起公诉一方的证人.
(c) the crown [sing] the office or power of a king or queen 王位; 王权
*She refused the crown, ie refused to become queen. 她拒不接受王位.
* relinquish the crown, ie abdicate 放弃王位.
2 [C] circle or wreath of flowers, leaves, etc worn on the head, esp as a sign of victory, or as a reward 花冠（用花、叶等做的环状物, 戴在头上, 尤指象徵胜利或作为奖赏者）
*Christ's crown of thorns 基督的荆冠
* (fig 比喻) two boxers fighting it out for the world heavyweight crown, ie championship 争夺世界重量级冠军宝座的两名拳击手.
3 (usu 通常作 the crown) [sing]
(a) top of the head or of a hat 头顶; 帽顶.
(b) top part of anything 物之顶部
*the crown of a hill, tree 山顶; 树颠
* the crown (ie the highest part of the curved surface) of a road 弯曲路面的最高部分
* A motor cycle overtook us on the crown (ie the middle or most curved part) of the bend. 有一辆摩托车在拐弯处超过了我们.
(a) part of the tooth that is visible outside the gum 齿冠.
(b) artificial replacement for this 假齿冠.
5 [C] crown- shaped emblem or ornament, eg a crest or badge 王冠或花冠状的标记或饰物（如纹章或徽章）
*A major has a crown on the shoulder of his uniform. 一名少校在制服的肩部有个王冠形的纹章.
6 [C] former British coin worth
5 shillings (25p) 5先令（25便士）的英国旧币.
1 [Tn, Cn.n] put a crown on the head of (a new king or queen) as a sign of royal power 为（新立为王者）加冕
*She was crowned (queen) in 1952. 她于1952年继（王）位.
* the crowned heads (ie kings and queens) of Europe 欧洲各国的君主.
2 [Tn, Tn.pr usu passive 通常用于被动语态] ~ sth (with sth)
(a) (rhet 修辞) form or cover the top of sth 形成或覆盖某物之顶部
*The hill is crowned with a wood. 山顶上长满了树.
* Beautiful fair hair crowns her head. 她长着一头浅色的秀发.
(b) complete or conclude sth in a worthy or perfect way 圆满完成或结束某事物
*The award of this prize crowned his career. 他荣获此奖, 这是他事业的顶峰.
* efforts that were finally crowned with success 最终必将成功之努力.
3 [Tn] (infml 口) hit (sb) on the head 打击（某人）头部
*Shut up or I'll crown you. 住口, 要不我就砸烂你的脑袋.
4 [Tn] (also cap) put an artificial top on (a tooth) 为（牙齿）镶上假齿冠. Cf 参看 crown1 4.
5 (idm 习语) to crown it `all as the final event in a series of fortunate or unfortunate events 更使人高兴的是; 更糟的是
*It was cold, raining, and, to crown it all, we had to walk home. 天气寒冷, 又下着雨, 而最倒霉的是, 我们得走着回家.
1. He is heir to the crown. 他是王位继承人。