overturn (n):
an improbable and unexpected victory
the biggest upset since David beat Goliath
Related Word: upset
overturn (n):
the act of upsetting something
he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed
Related Words: turnoverupset
overturn (v):
change radically
E-mail revolutionized communication in academe
Related Words: revolutioniserevolutionize
overturn (v):
rule against
The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill
Related Word: reverse
overturn (v):
cancel officially
He revoked the ban on smoking.
lift an embargo.
vacate a death sentence

Related Words: annulcountermandrepealrescindreverserevokevacate
overturn (v):
turn from an upright or normal position
The big vase overturned.
The canoe tumped over

Related Words: turn over
overturn (v):
cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
The cat knocked over the flower vase.
the clumsy customer turned over the vase.
he tumped over his beer

Related Words: turn overupset
overturn (v):
cause the downfall of; of rulers
The Czar was overthrown.
subvert the ruling class

Related Words: overthrowsubvert
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Every problem eventually comes to an end, so cheer up

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