the time someone starts in a position of authority, especially a queen or king, or when a country officially joins a group of countries an accession the special chair used by a ruler, especially a king or queen, or the state of being a ruler a throne a king or queen a monarch to be the king or queen of a country to reign to represent something that has happened in the past or is about to happen to mark to put a crown on someone's head in a special ceremony that makes that person king or queen to crown a large number of people going in the same direction, usually as part of a public celebration a parade a vehicle with four wheels that is usually pulled by horses and was used mainly in the past a carriage a new plan or process to achieve something or solve a problem an initiative a short, easily remembered phrase, often used in advertising a slogan