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Overview of noun overthrow

The noun overthrow has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) overthrow

(the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force))

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")

Overview of verb overthrow

The verb overthrow has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) overthrow, subvert, overturn, bring down

(cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class")

2. overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse

(rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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