HyperDic: overthrow

English > 4 senses of the word overthrow:
VERBsocialoverthrow, subvert, overturn, bring downcause the downfall of
cognitionoverthrow, overrule, overturn, override, reverserule against
NOUNactoverthrowthe termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
actoverthrow, upset, derangementthe act of disturbing the mind or body
overthrow > pronunciation
Soundsow'verthrow.
RhymesAfro ... zero: 75 rhymes with row...
English > overthrow: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force).
Narrowersubversion, subversive activityThe act of subverting / subverting
Broadertermination, ending, conclusionThe act of ending something
Spanishderrocamiento
Catalanenderrocament
Verbsoverthrowcause the downfall of
English > overthrow: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of disturbing the mind or body.
Example "she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living"
Synonymsupset, derangement
BroaderdisturbanceThe act of disturbing something or someone
Spanishdesarreglo
Catalanadversitat, contratemps, revés
English > overthrow: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningCause the downfall of; of rulers.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The Czar was overthrown"
Synonymssubvert, overturn, bring down
Narrowerrevolutionizeoverthrow by a revolution, of governments
Broaderdepose, force outForce to leave (an office)
Spanishderribar, derrocar
Catalanderrocar
Nounsoverthrowthe termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
English > overthrow: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningRule against.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsoverrule, overturn, override, reverse
Broaderrule, decreedecide with authority
Spanishanular, invalidar, revocar

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