Definition of overthrow

Definition of overthrow
  1. overthrow Verb To throw down to the ground, to overturn.
  2. overthrow Verb To bring about the downfall of (a government, etc.), especially by force.
  3. overthrow Noun A removal, especially of a ruler or government, by force or threat of force.
  4. overthrow Verb To throw (something) so that it goes too far.
  5. overthrow Noun A throw that goes too far.
  6. overthrow Noun A run scored by the batting side when a fielder throws the ball back to the infield, whence it continues to the opposite outfield.
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