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Everything, everything, everything! I want to know everything. I want the privilege of being a crone.
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Meaning of "crone" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRONE

From Old Northern French carogne carrion, ultimately from Latin caro flesh.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRONE

crone  [krəʊn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRONE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crone is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CRONE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

crone

Crone

The crone is a stock character in folklore and fairy tale, an old woman. In some stories, she is disagreeable, malicious, or sinister in manner, often with magical or supernatural associations that can make her either helpful or obstructing. The Crone is also an archetypal figure, a Wise Woman. She is marginalized by her exclusion from the reproductive cycle, and her proximity to death places her in contact with occult wisdom. As a character type, the crone shares characteristics with the hag. The word "crone" is a less common synonym for "old woman," and is more likely to appear in reference to traditional narratives than in contemporary everyday usage. The word became further specialized as the third aspect of the Triple Goddess popularized by Robert Graves and subsequently in some forms of neopaganism, particularly Wicca in which she symbolizes the Dark Goddess, the dark of the moon, the end of a cycle. In New Age and Feminist spiritual circles, a "Croning" is a ritual rite of passage into an era of wisdom, freedom, and personal power.

Definition of crone in the English dictionary

The definition of crone in the dictionary is a witchlike old woman.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRONE


camaron
ˌkæməˈrəʊn
chaperone
ˈʃæpərəʊn
corticosterone
ˌkɔːtɪˈkɒstəˌrəʊn
dehydroepiandrosterone
diːˌhaɪdrəʊˌɛpɪænˈdrɒstəˌrəʊn
drone
drəʊn
estrone
ˈɛstrəʊn
full-grown
ˌfʊlˈɡrəʊn
groan
ɡrəʊn
grown
ɡrəʊn
ingrown
ˈɪnˌɡrəʊn
maron
mɑːˈrəʊn
overgrown
ˌəʊvəˈɡrəʊn
progesterone
prəʊˈdʒɛstəˌrəʊn
prone
prəʊn
roan
rəʊn
rone
rəʊn
testosterone
tɛˈstɒstəˌrəʊn
throne
θrəʊn
thrown
θrəʊn
Tyrone
tɪˈrəʊn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRONE

crombec
Crome
Cromer
cromlech
cromorna
Crompton
Cromwell
Cromwell Current
Cromwellian
cronet
cronies
Cronin
Cronje
cronk
Cronos
Cronus
crony
cronyism
croodle

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRONE

accident-prone
aldosterone
Amarone
ascend the throne
cicerone
dethrone
enthrone
Gaborone
injury-prone
irone
krone
ladrone
madrone
minestrone
neurone
norethisterone
padrone
perone
speech from the throne
Squadrone

Synonyms and antonyms of crone in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRONE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «crone» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of crone

Translation of «crone» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRONE

Find out the translation of crone to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crone from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crone» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

科龙
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Crone
570 millions of speakers

English

crone
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Crone
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شمطاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

крона
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Crone
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বৃদ্ধা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vieille femme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Crone
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tante
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

老婦人
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crone
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bà già yếu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முதிர்ஆண்செம்மறி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्रोन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kocakarı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vecchiaccia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Crone
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

крона
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Crone
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γριά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Crone
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

crone
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

crone
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crone

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRONE»

The term «crone» is quite widely used and occupies the 53.648 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRONE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crone

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QUOTES WITH «CRONE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crone.
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Susan Powter
Everything, everything, everything! I want to know everything. I want the privilege of being a crone.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRONE»

Discover the use of crone in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crone and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam
Patricia Crone reassesses one of the most widely accepted dogmas in contemporary accounts of the beginnings of Islam, the supposition that Mecca was a trading center thriving on the export of aromatic spices to the Mediterranean.
Patricia Crone, 2004
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The Crone's book of words
The author has created from her studies these poems that are more than poems: instructions, incantations, and spells for every purpose. This is the magick incarnate in each of us who knows the power that is within.
Valerie Worth, 1986
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Hagarism: The Making of the Islamic World
A study of Islamic civilisation and the intimate link between Jewish religion and the earliest forms of Islam.
Patricia Crone, M. A. Cook, 1977
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Medieval Islamic Political Thought
Based on a wide variety of sources, it seeks to bring out the enormous scope and high level of historical (and, in some cases, contemporary) interest of medieval Muslim thinking on this subject.The author aims to make Islamic political ...
Patricia Crone, 2005
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God's Caliph: Religious Authority in the First Centuries of ...
Many Islamicists have assumed the Shi'ite concept of the imamate to be a deviant development. In contrast, this book argues that it is an archaism preserving the concept of religious authority with which all Muslims began.
Patricia Crone, Martin Hinds, 2003
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Virgin Mother Crone: Myths and Mysteries of the Triple Goddess
Dramatic portraits of the three sacred aspects of the Goddess include original rituals that combine voice and movement in performance of Goddess myths.
Donna Wilshire, 1994
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The Princess, the Crone, and the Dung-Cart Knight
Ever since the murder of her mother and guardian, Sarah has been searching for the knight she holds responsible for their death. But vengeance may not be as satisfying as she thought it would be.
Gerald Morris, 2008
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Law and the Media
First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Tom Crone, Tom Cassels, Estelle Overs, 2013
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God's Rule: Government and Islam
Based on a wide variety of primary sources -- including some not previously considered from the point of view of political thought -- this is the first book to examine the medieval Muslim answers to questions crucial to any Western ...
Patricia Crone, 2005
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Slaves on Horses: The Evolution of the Islamic Polity
An explanation of the Muslim phenomenon of slave soldiers, concentrating on the period AD 650-850.
Patricia Crone, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRONE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crone is used in the context of the following news items.
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Alan Crone's Weather Blog: Cool With Rain Ending By Mid Morning
The flooding rainfall potential will continue for the next few hours as a wave moves across the region from the southwest to northeast along the ... «News On 6, Jul 15»
2
How to Pick the Right Student Loans for You
by Emily Starbuck Crone on 8 Jul 2015 | posted in Financial Aid. How to Pick the Right Student Loans for You. As college costs rise, more students are taking out ... «NerdWallet, Jul 15»
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Holes-in-one from July 7
Tom Turner, 155-yard 11th hole at Richmond CC, 5-iron, playing with Mike Crone, Jim Slate and Shelly Williams. Thank you for reading 20 free ... «Richmond Times-Dispatch, Jul 15»
4
Anne Tkach to be Honored with Tribute Show By Friends and Fellow …
By Thomas Crone. Anne Tkach would never have dreamed of being the focus of a crowd's attention. Instead, she was happiest when playing ... «Riverfront Times, Jul 15»
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Happy Birthday to American Hero Jim Obergefell (VIDEO)
... after their landmark 5-4 decision was released as part of my SCOTUS marriage equality vlog with the Rhodes Bros and Shane Bitney Crone: ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
6
von Briesen & Roper adds 19 lawyers, opens Elm Grove and …
New lawyers from the three firms, which comprise 17 of the new hires, are: Daniel Borowski, Philip Bradbury, Thomas Crone, Devon Baumbach ... «BizTimes.com, Jul 15»
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Alan Crone's Weather Blog: Cooler Temps & Flash Flood Watch
The potential for moderate to occasionally heavy rainfall remains in the forecast for later today and tonight as a cold front will become draped ... «News On 6, Jul 15»
8
Summer's here, for now
PORT PERRY -- A day in the life of Neil Crone, actor, writer and comic. Mr. Crone having brewed up a super-size latte, enjoyed the most ... «durhamregion.com, Jul 15»
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Neil Crone spends time with Linda Kash
Home. WhatsOn. Celebrity. Neil Crone spends time with Linda Kash ... Port Perry Star. By Neil Crone. Linda and me: I first met Linda Kash back ... «durhamregion.com, Jul 15»
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After man brandishes ISIS flag outside Big Ben now a shopper parks …
By Jack Crone And Darren Boyle For Mailonline. Published: 14:51 EST, 6 July 2015 | Updated: 17:20 EST, 6 July 2015. 3.9k shares. 673. View comments. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»

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