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  Definition of overthrow
  1. the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
  2. the act of disturbing the mind or body; "his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"; "she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living"
  3. rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
  4. cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"
Similar Words: upset, derangement, overrule, overturn, override, reverse, subvert, bring down

 

Hyponyms: subversion, subversive activity, revolutionize

 

Derivational Morphology: subvert, overturn, bring down, perturb, derange, throw out of kilter, disturb, upset, trouble, reversal, subversion, subversive activity, revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverter

 

 
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