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1. overturn

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌtɝːn'] turn from an upright or normal position.

Synonyms

  • turn turtle
  • tump over
  • upend
  • bowl over
  • turn over
  • turtle
  • turn
  • upset
  • tip over
  • capsize

Antonyms

  • boil
  • open
  • alkalize
  • nitrify

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Overturn

  • downturn
  • minturn
  • taciturn
  • upturn

Sentences with overturn


1. Verb, base form
The judge will then decide whether to overturn the judgment or let it stand.

2. overturn

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌtɝːn'] cause to overturn from an upright or normal position.

Synonyms

  • tump over
  • bowl over
  • turn over
  • upset
  • tip over
  • displace
  • move

Antonyms

  • demulsify
  • cool
  • curdle
  • get well

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. overturn

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌtɝːn'] rule against.

Synonyms

  • decree
  • overrule
  • override
  • overthrow
  • rule

Antonyms

  • take office
  • arrive
  • fall
  • lower

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. overturn

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌtɝːn'] change radically.

Synonyms

  • revolutionize
  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • issue
  • validate
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. overturn

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌtɝːn'] the act of upsetting something.

Synonyms

  • upset
  • inversion
  • upending

Antonyms

  • consecrate
  • correct
  • head
  • obverse

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. overturn

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌtɝːn'] cancel officially.

Synonyms

  • renege
  • go back on
  • repeal
  • strike down
  • renege on
  • countermand
  • renegue on
  • annul
  • revoke
  • cancel
  • vacate
  • rescind
  • lift

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • begin
  • heat
  • relax

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. overturn

noun. ['ˈoʊvɝˌtɝːn'] an improbable and unexpected victory.

Synonyms

  • upset

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • stay

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. overturn

verb. ['ˈoʊvɝˌtɝːn'] cause the downfall of; of rulers.

Synonyms

  • bring down
  • revolutionize
  • subvert
  • overthrow
  • force out

Antonyms

  • fall asleep
  • acidify
  • fill
  • homogenise

Etymology

  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • turn (English)
  • turnen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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