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The Definition of - overthrow (verb)

    verb (used with object), overthrew, overthrown, overthrowing.
    1.
    to depose, as from a position of power; overcome, defeat, or vanquish:
    to overthrow a tyrant.
    2.
    to put an end to by force, as a government or institution.
    3.
    to throw or knock down; overturn; topple:
    The heavy winds overthrew numerous telephone poles and trees.
    4.
    to knock down and demolish.
    5.
    to throw (something) too far.
    6.
    Baseball. (of a pitcher) to throw too hard, often affecting control or straining the arm.
    7.
    Archaic. to destroy the sound condition of (the mind).
    verb (used without object), overthrew, overthrown, overthrowing.
    8.
    to throw too far:
    If I hadn't overthrown, it would have been a sure putout.
    noun
    9.
    the act of overthrowing; state or condition of being overthrown.
    10.
    deposition from power.
    11.
    defeat; destruction; ruin.

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Word Origin & History of - overthrow

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