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Meaning & Definition of Overturn in English

English

Overturn

/oʊvərtərn/

noun

1. The act of upsetting something

  • "He was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"
    synonym:
  • upset
  • ,
  • overturn
  • ,
  • turnover

2. An improbable and unexpected victory

  • "The biggest upset since david beat goliath"
    synonym:
  • overturn
  • ,
  • upset

verb

1. Turn from an upright or normal position

  • "The big vase overturned"
  • "The canoe tumped over"
    synonym:
  • overturn
  • ,
  • turn over
  • ,
  • tip over
  • ,
  • tump over

2. Cause to overturn from an upright or normal position

  • "The cat knocked over the flower vase"
  • "The clumsy customer turned over the vase"
  • "He tumped over his beer"
    synonym:
  • overturn
  • ,
  • tip over
  • ,
  • turn over
  • ,
  • upset
  • ,
  • knock over
  • ,
  • bowl over
  • ,
  • tump over

3. Rule against

  • "The republicans were overruled when the house voted on the bill"
    synonym:
  • overrule
  • ,
  • overturn
  • ,
  • override
  • ,
  • overthrow
  • ,
  • reverse

4. Cause the downfall of

  • Of rulers
  • "The czar was overthrown"
  • "Subvert the ruling class"
    synonym:
  • overthrow
  • ,
  • subvert
  • ,
  • overturn
  • ,
  • bring down

5. Cancel officially

  • "He revoked the ban on smoking"
  • "Lift an embargo"
  • "Vacate a death sentence"
    synonym:
  • revoke
  • ,
  • annul
  • ,
  • lift
  • ,
  • countermand
  • ,
  • reverse
  • ,
  • repeal
  • ,
  • overturn
  • ,
  • rescind
  • ,
  • vacate

6. Change radically

  • "E-mail revolutionized communication in academe"
    synonym:
  • revolutionize
  • ,
  • revolutionise
  • ,
  • overturn