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overthrow definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To throw-over; overturn.
    • to effect a result of the downfall or destruction of, specifically by force or concerted activity: a plot to overthrow the federal government.
    • Sports To toss an object over and beyond (an intended level): The infielder overthrew very first base.
    • To throw over; to overturn; to annoyed; to turn upside down.
    • resulting in to fall or even fail; to subvert; to beat; in order to make a ruin of; to destroy.
    • To put (a baseball) beyond; to toss too high and too far; to overshoot{1}.
  • noun:
    • An instance of overthrowing, especially the one that leads to downfall or destruction.
    • Sports The throwing of a ball over and beyond a target, particularly in baseball.
    • A removal, specifically of a ruler or government, by power or danger of power.
    • A throw that goes too far.
    • A run scored because of the batting side whenever a fielder tosses the ball back once again to the infield, whence it will continue to the exact opposite outfield.
    • The work of overthrowing; the state of being overthrown; spoil.
    • The work of throwing a ball way too high, as over a new player's head.
    • A faulty return of this ball by a fielder, so the striker makes an extra run.
    • The act of overthrowing, and/or state of being overthrown; subversion; destruction; discomfiture; beat; conquest: because, the overthrow of a tower, of a city, of programs, of your reason.
    • Synonyms Prostration, wreck, rout. See beat, v. t.
    • In cricket, a throw of the ball which sends it after dark fielder at the wicket, in order for extra runs were created in effect.
    • the cancellation of a ruler or organization (especially by power)
    • the work of disturbing your head or human anatomy
  • verb:
    • To throw down to the bottom, to overturn.
    • to result in the downfall of (a government, etc.), especially by force.
    • To put (anything) so that it goes too far.
    • cause the downfall of; of rulers
    • guideline against
  • others:
    • To overturn; upset.
    • To throw down; prostrate.
    • ergo — To overcome; defeat; vanquish.
    • To subvert; overturn; harm; spoil.
    • To throw down; deject.
    • Synonyms Overpower, Overwhelm, etc. (see beat), overcome, master, worst, crush. Subvert, etc. See overturn.
    • In cricket, to toss (the baseball) inaccurately on wicket, therefore give unearned works into the opposing batsman.
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