Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bowl_over

2 senses of bowl over

Sense 1
overturn, tip over, turn over, upset, knock over, bowl over, tump over -- (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")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
flabbergast, boggle, bowl over -- (overcome with amazement; "This boggles the mind!")
       => surprise -- (cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me")

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