Definitions for overturnˌoʊ vərˈtɜrn; ˈoʊ vərˌtɜrn
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upset, overturn, turnover(noun)
the act of upsetting something
"he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"
an improbable and unexpected victory
"the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"
overturn, turn over, tip over, tump over(verb)
turn from an upright or normal position
"The big vase overturned"; "The canoe tumped over"
overturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, bowl over, tump over(verb)
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"
overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse(verb)
"The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
overthrow, subvert, overturn, bring down(verb)
cause the downfall of; of rulers
"The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"
revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate(verb)
"He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
revolutionize, revolutionise, overturn(verb)
"E-mail revolutionized communication in academe"
To turn over, capsize or upset (something)
To overthrow or destroy something
To reverse a decision; to overrule or rescind
turnover, turn over
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I don't think it's right for the courts to overturn the will of the people.
We were n’t comfortable using Mora County as the test case to try to overturn two centuries of law.
Hillary Clinton, for example, has said she will put Supreme Court justices on the court who will overturn Heller.
It's these senior leaders who have the power to pardon, the power to overturn a verdict, the power to make things right.
I can not imagine that an administration, this or any other, would go to such lengths to overturn our constitutional democracy.
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