Textual thesaurus for "overturn"

(noun) upset

an improbable and unexpected victory

the biggest upset since David beat Goliath

(noun) turnover, upset

the act of upsetting something

he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed

(verb) revolutionise, revolutionize

change radically

E-mail revolutionized communication in academe

(verb) overthrow, override, overrule, reverse

rule against

The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill

(verb) vacate, countermand, lift, annul, repeal, rescind, reverse, revoke

cancel officially

He revoked the ban on smoking; lift an embargo; vacate a death sentence

(verb) tump over, turn over, tip over

turn from an upright or normal position

The big vase overturned; The canoe tumped over

(verb) upset, bowl over, tump over, turn over, tip over, knock over

cause to overturn from an upright or normal position

The cat knocked over the flower vase; the clumsy customer turned over the vase; he tumped over his beer

(verb) subvert, overthrow, bring down

cause the downfall of; of rulers

The Czar was overthrown; subvert the ruling class