They had a common vision, a common cause, a common enemy, which was the Gaddafi regime and they wanted to overthrow this regime.
Raila Odinga dismissed Kenyatta's claims that he is trying to overthrow the government.
Putin is also, for obvious reasons, not a great fan of people-power democracy movements that overthrow corrupt, thieving elites.
The Saudis hope the overthrow of Bashar al-Assad will deal a body blow to Iran and Hezbollah.
Having seemed to settle on limited aims, Bush casually expanded them, enjoining Iraqis to rise up and overthrow Saddam.
Among them organized bodies to overthrow the moral, social, and religious institutions of society, are unknown.
Bring me one to wrestle with, and I swear you shall see me overthrow him.
A very little disturbance seems to overthrow its self-control.
Are they against rebellion, but opposed to its overthrow by force!
He prevented anarchy and restored order in Paris after the overthrow of the Bastile.
early 14c., "to knock down," from over- + throw (v.). Figurative sense of "to cast down from power, defeat" is attested from late 14c. Related: Overthrown; overthrowing. Earlier in same senses was overwerpen "to overturn (something), overthrow; destroy," from Old English oferweorpan (see warp (v.)).