- remove forcibly from power；put an end to (something) by the use of force
- a removal from power；(in cricket, baseball, and other games) a throw which sends a ball past its intended recipient or target.
noun: overthrow, plural noun: overthrows
verb: overthrow, 3rd person present: overthrows, gerund or present participle: overthrowing, past tense: overthrew, past participle: overthrown
- 1. remove forcibly from power:
military coups which had attempted to overthrow the King
- 2. put an end to (something) by the use of force:
their subversive activities are calculated to overthrow parliamentary democracy
- 3. knock or throw to the ground:
one who is already prostrate cannot be overthrown
- 4. throw (a ball) further than the intended distance:
he grips the ball too tight and overthrows it
- 5. throw a ball beyond (a receiving player):
Dodge overthrew a receiver in the end zone
- 1. a removal from power:
plotting the overthrow of the government
- 2. (in cricket, baseball, and other games) a throw which sends a ball past its intended recipient or target.
- 3. a score made because the ball has been overthrown:
his throw missed the stumps and went for four overthrows
- 4. a panel of decorated wrought-iron work above an arch or gateway.
- v.remove forcibly from power:
- military coups which had attempted to overthrow the King
- n.a removal from power; a defeat or downfall:
- plotting the overthrow of the government
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