HyperDic: overturn

English > 8 senses of the word overturn:
VERBmotionoverturn, turn over, tip over, tump overturn from an upright or normal position
motionoverturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, bowl over, tump overcause to overturn from an upright or normal position
cognitionoverturn, overrule, override, overthrow, reverserule against
socialoverturn, overthrow, subvert, bring downcause the downfall of
communicationoverturn, revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, rescind, vacatecancel officially
changeoverturn, revolutionize, revolutionisechange radically
NOUNactoverturn, upset, turnoverthe act of upsetting something
actoverturn, upsetan improbable and unexpected victory
overturn > pronunciation
Soundsow'verter.n
Rhymesadjourn ... yearn: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > overturn: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of upsetting something.
Synonymsupset, turnover
Broaderinversion, upendingturning upside down
Catalanbolcada, sotsobre
Verbsoverturnturn from an upright or normal position
overturncause to overturn from an upright or normal position
English > overturn: 8 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn improbable and unexpected victory.
Synonymupset
BroadersuccessAn attainment that is successful
Spanishcambio, giro, resultado inesperado, vuelco
Catalanbolcada, sobresalt
English > overturn: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTurn from an upright or normal position.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThese cars won't overturn
Example"The big vase overturned"
Synonymsturn over, tip over, tump over
Caused byoverturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, bowl over, tump overCause to overturn from an upright or normal position
Narrowercapsize, turtle, turn turtleoverturn accidentally
upendBecome turned or set on end
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Similar tooverturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, bowl over, tump overCause to overturn from an upright or normal position
Spanishinvertir, revolver, volcar
Catalanbolcar, intervertir, invertir, regirar, remenar, remoure, tombar
Nounsoverturnthe act of upsetting something
English > overturn: 8 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningCause to overturn from an upright or normal position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymstip over, turn over, upset, knock over, bowl over, tump over
Cause tooverturn, turn over, tip over, tump overTurn from an upright or normal position
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Similar tooverturn, turn over, tip over, tump overTurn from an upright or normal position
Spanishinvertir, revolver, volcar
Catalanbolcar, invertir, regirar, remoure, tombar
Nounsoverturnthe act of upsetting something
English > overturn: 8 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningRule against.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsoverrule, override, overthrow, reverse
Broaderrule, decreedecide with authority
Spanishanular, invalidar, revocar
English > overturn: 8 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningCause the downfall of; of rulers.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsoverthrow, subvert, bring down
Narrowerrevolutionizeoverthrow by a revolution, of governments
Broaderdepose, force outForce to leave (an office)
Spanishderribar, derrocar
Catalanderrocar
English > overturn: 8 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningCancel officially.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsrevoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, rescind, vacate
Narrowerrenege, renege on, renegue on, go back onfail to fulfill a promise or obligation
Broadercancel, strike downdeclare null and void
Spanishanular, cancelar, contradecir, dar una contraorden, derogar, invalidar, invertir, rescindir, retractar, revocar
Catalananul·lar, derogar, invertir, revocar
English > overturn: 8 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningchange radically.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsrevolutionize, revolutionise
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishrevocar, revolucionar
Catalanrevolucionar

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