v. t.1.To throw over; to overturn; to upset; to turn upside down.
His wife overthrew the table.
- Jer. Taylor.
2.To cause to fall or to fail; to subvert; to defeat; to make a ruin of; to destroy; as, to overthrow a government.
[Gloucester] that seeks to overthrow religion.
- Shak.
3.(Baseball) To throw (a baseball) beyond; to throw too high and too far; to overshoot{1}; as, the shortstop overthrew the first baseman.
n.1.The act of overthrowing; the state of being overthrown; ruin.
Your sudden overthrow much rueth me.
- Spenser.
2.(Baseball) The act of throwing a ball too high, as over a player's head.
Noun1.overthrow - the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
2.overthrow - 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"
Synonyms: derangement, upset
Verb1.overthrow - cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"
2.overthrow - rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
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