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overthrow

o·ver·throw

overthrow

 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: o vr thro
inflections: overthrew, overthrowing, overthrown, overthrows
definition: to remove from power by force.
The knights overthrew the king.
synonyms:
oust
similar words:
conquer, defeat, eject, expel, overcome, overpower, overturn, remove
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: o vr thro
definition: the act of overthrowing or the state of being overthrown.
The people cheered the overthrow of the dictator.
synonyms:
toppling
similar words:
occupation, rebellion, revolt, revolution, upheaval, uprising