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overthrow

[ verb oh-ver-throh; noun oh-ver-throh ]
/ verb 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞胃ro蕣; noun 藞o蕣 v蓹r藢胃ro蕣 /
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verb (used with object), o路ver路threw, o路ver路thrown, o路ver路throw路ing.
verb (used without object), o路ver路threw, o路ver路thrown, o路ver路throw路ing.
to throw too far: If I hadn't overthrown, it would have been a sure putout.
noun
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Origin of overthrow

Middle English word dating back to 1300鈥50; see origin at over-, throw

OTHER WORDS FROM overthrow

o路ver路throw路er, nounpre路o路ver路throw, nounpre路o路ver路throw, verb (used with object), pre路o路ver路threw, pre路o路ver路thrown, pre路o路ver路throw路ing.un路o路ver路thrown, adjective
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How to use overthrow in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for overthrow

overthrow

verb (藢蓹蕣v蓹藞胃r蓹蕣) -throws, -throwing, -threw or -thrown
(tr) to effect the downfall or destruction of (a ruler, institution, etc), esp by force
(tr) to throw or turn over
(tr) to throw (something, esp a ball) too far
noun (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢胃r蓹蕣)
an act of overthrowing
downfall; destruction
cricket
  1. a ball thrown back too far by a fielder
  2. a run scored because of this
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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