verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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synonym study for overturn
OTHER WORDS FROM overturno·ver·turn·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for overturn
The suit comes after his attempt to overturn the standards via executive order was rejected by a judge in state court last week.
Studies that build on the established body of evidence are more likely to be true than ones that appear to overturn it.
Should a self-respecting democracy have a Supreme Court like ours, with the power to overturn democratic legislation?God Save the United States From This Anti-Democratic Court|Jedediah Purdy|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Italian Futurists were prepared to overturn the world as they knew it to achieve their ideal world.Rehabilitating Italian Futurism at the Guggenheim Museum|David Freedlander|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She retaliated by using her telekinetic powers to overturn their party bus.‘Boy Parts’ Proves ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ Is the Boldest Drama on TV|Kevin Fallon|October 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If you can overturn a rock whose roots are embedded in the depths of ocean, you may hope to turn him from his purpose.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Such an assertion is not to be credited on any less evidence than what would suffice to overturn the law.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
There was no necessity, as a revolutionist might imagine, to overturn the dynasty.The Arena|Various
Their first trip was marked by an accident—Williams contriving to overturn the boat.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)|Florence A. Thomas Marshall
Reaching the dumping ground, standing between the handles of the wheel-barrow, Alfred attempted to overturn it.Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field