(noun, verb)


1. the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)

Definition categories: act, conclusion, ending, termination

2. the act of disturbing the mind or body

- she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living

Similar word(s): derangement, upset

Definition categories: act, disturbance


1. cause the downfall of; of rulers

- The Czar was overthrown

Similar word(s): overturn, subvert

Definition categories: social, depose

2. rule against

Similar word(s): override, overrule, overturn, reverse

Definition categories: cognition, decree, rule

Sentences with overthrow as a verb:

- I hate the current government, but not enough to want to overthrow them.