overturn
Verb

overturn (overturns, present participle overturning; past and past participle overturned)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) To turn over, capsize or upset.
  2. (transitive) To overthrow or destroy.
  3. (legal, transitive) To reverse (a decision); to overrule or rescind.
  4. (transitive) To diminish the significance of a previous defeat by winning; to comeback from.
Translations Translations Translations Noun

overturn (plural overturns)

  1. A turning over or upside-down; inversion.
  2. The overturning or overthrow of some institution or state of affairs; ruin.



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