Synonyms of overthrow


1. overthrow, termination, ending, conclusion

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

2. upset, derangement, overthrow, disturbance

usage: 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"


1. overthrow, subvert, overturn, bring down, depose, force out

usage: cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"

2. overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse, rule, decree

usage: rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of overthrow (Dictionary)