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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-vėr-turn′, v.t. to throw down or over: to subvert: to conquer: to ruin.—ns. O′verturn, state of being overturned; Overturn′er.
To ask a judge, magistrate, court of law or other specific part of a judicial system to change or review a legal decision or outcome or to request a government change or review a choice, decision, policy or piece of law or legislation.
The company asked the government to overturn their foreign policy as they provided the data, evidence and facts to demonstrate the impact on other global citizens and a petition from within their country and other countries affected to demand it.
turnover, turn over
The numerical value of overturn in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of overturn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It may take more stones to overturn than it would have in the past.
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.
Its scandalous... that five police chiefs can overturn a decision of European Union ministers on the matter.
Hillary Clinton, for example, has said she will put Supreme Court justices on the court who will overturn Heller.
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