Meaning of overthrow

Definition of overthrow

(noun) the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
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"
(verb) cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"
rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"

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