Complete Definition of "overthrow"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ovÉÉ»'θɻÉÊ/
audio|en-us-overthrow.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb
en-verb|overthrows|overthrowing|overthrew|overthrown

  1. To bring about the downfall of a government etc., especially by force.

#: I hate the current government, but not enough to want to overthrow them.

Translations

Dutch: omverwerpen
French: renverser
mid
Nahuatl: tepeua, tequiua
Spanish: derrocar

Derived terms
overthrowal

Noun
en-noun

  1. The downfall of a government etc., by force.
  2. cricket The act of a fielder throwing the ball back to the infield, where it is not gathered and continues to the opposite outfield; a run scored by the batting side while this happens.

Translations
trans-top|downfall
Dutch: ondergang m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|cricket
trans-mid
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