Definitions for overthrow

Definitions for (noun) overthrow

Main entry: overthrow

Definition: the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)

Main entry: upset, derangement, overthrow

Definition: the act of disturbing the mind or body

Usage: his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset; she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

Definitions for (verb) overthrow

Main entry: overthrow, overturn, override, overrule, reverse

Definition: rule against

Usage: The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill

Main entry: subvert, overthrow, overturn, bring down

Definition: cause the downfall of; of rulers

Usage: The Czar was overthrown; subvert the ruling class

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