Synonyms for overthrow

Synonyms for (noun) overthrow

Synonyms: overthrow

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

Similar words: termination, conclusion, ending

Definition: the act of ending something

Usage: the termination of the agreement


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: disturbance

Definition: the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion

Synonyms for (verb) overthrow

Synonyms: overthrow, overturn, override, overrule, reverse

Definition: rule against

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

Similar words: decree, rule

Definition: decide with authority

Usage: The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed


Synonyms: subvert, overthrow, overturn, bring down

Definition: cause the downfall of; of rulers

Usage: The Czar was overthrown; subvert the ruling class

Similar words: depose, force out

Definition: force to leave (an office)