Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun overthrow

2 senses of overthrow

Sense 1
overthrow -- (the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force))
       => termination, ending, conclusion -- (the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement")

Sense 2
upset, derangement, overthrow -- (the act of disturbing the mind or body; "his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"; "she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living")
       => disturbance -- (the act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion)

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

2 senses of overthrow

Sense 1
overthrow, subvert, overturn, bring down -- (cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class")
       => depose, force out -- (force to leave (an office))

Sense 2
overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse -- (rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill")
       => rule, decree -- (decide with authority; "The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed")

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