Definition of Overturn:

  1. Tip (something) over so that it is on its side or upside down.

  2. Abolish, invalidate, or reverse (a previous system, decision, situation, etc.).

  3. An act of turning over or upsetting something; a revolution, subversion, or reversal.

  4. Higher courts act of overruling or setting aside a lower courts judgment in an earlier case to prevent its use as a precedent. See also reversal.

Synonyms of Overturn

Cancel, Reverse, Rescind, Repeal, Revoke, Retract, Countermand, Withdraw, Take back, Rule against, Disallow, Override, Overrule, Veto, Set aside, Quash, Overthrow, Repudiate, Recant, Annul, Nullify, Declare null and void, Invalidate, Negate, Void, Abrogate, Waterloo, Answer, Answer conclusively, Argue down, Be lost, Beating, Bloodless revolution, Bouleversement, Breakdown, Breakup, Bring down, Capsizal, Capsize, Careen, Cataclysm, Catastrophe, Clean slate, Clean sweep, Collapse, Computer revolution, Confound, Confute, Conquering, Conquest, Contradict, Controvert, Convulsion, Counterrevolution, Crash, Crush, Culbute, Culbuter, Deathblow, Debacle, Deck, Defeat, Demolish, Deny, Depose, Destruction, Dismiss, Dispose of, Down, Downcast, Downfall, Downthrow, Drubbing, Eject, Failure, Fall, Finish, Floor, Founder, Go down, Hiding, Honeycomb, Invert, Keel, Keel over, Knock down, Knock over, Lambasting, Lathering, Licking, Mastery, Nonplus, Oust, Ouster, Ousting, Overcome, Overcoming, Overmaster, Overmatch, Overpower, Overset, Overthrow, Overturning, Overwhelm, Palace revolution, Parry, Pitchpole, Precipitation, Prostrate, Prostration, Put to silence, Quietus, Radical change, Rebut, Reduce to silence, Refute, Reorganization, Revolt, Revolute, Revolution, Revolutionary war, Revolutionize, Revulsion, Ruin, Sabotage, Sap, Sap the foundations, Scuttle, Send flying, Settle, Shake-up, Shut up, Silence, Sink, Smash, Smash all opposition, Somersault, Somerset, Spasm, Spill, Squash, Squelch, Striking alteration, Subdual, Subduing, Subjugation, Subversion, Subvert, Surmount, Sweeping change, Tabula rasa, Technological revolution, Thrashing, Throw down, Throw over, Tip over, Topple, Topple over, Toppling, Topsy-turvify, Topsy-turvy, Total change, Transilience, Trimming, Trip, Trip up, Trouncing, Tumble, Turn a somersault, Turn over, Turn topsy-turvy, Turn turtle, Turn upside down, Turnover, Undermine, Undoing, Unhorse, Unseat, Unseating, Unthrone, Upend, Upheaval, Upset, Upset the boat, Upturn, Vanquishment, Violent change, Weaken, Whipping, Fall, Tumble, Overturn, Overbalance, Tip, Keel, Drop, Pitch, Plunge, Capsize, Collapse, Founder, Plummet, Dive, Lose ones balance, Go head over heels

How to use Overturn in a sentence?

  1. For the most part the only people who actually bothered to look at the registration rolls and allow the overturn of bogus objections were a few retirees who volunteer as polling officials during elections.
  2. The results overturned previous findings.
  3. The crowd proceeded to overturn cars and set them on fire.

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