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overturn (verb)

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  • overturn — ► VERB 1) turn over and come to rest upside down. 2) abolish, invalidate, or reverse (a decision, system, belief, etc.) …   English terms dictionary

  • overturn — verb ADVERB ▪ completely ▪ She completely overturned my preconceptions about movie stars. VERB + OVERTURN ▪ seek to, try to ▪ He is seeking to overturn his conviction for armed rob …   Collocations dictionary

  • overturn — over·turn vt: overrule Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. overturn …   Law dictionary

  • overturn — UK US /ˌəʊvəˈtɜːn/ verb [T] ► LAW to change a legal decision: overturn a decision/verdict/ruling »The Court of Appeal overturned the earlier decision …   Financial and business terms

  • overturn — verb 1 (I, T) if you overturn something or if it overturns, it turns upside down or falls over on its side: Leslie leapt to her feet, overturning her chair. | One of the boats had overturned. 2 (T) overturn a decision/verdict etc to change a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • overturn — verb 1) the boat overturned Syn: capsize, turn turtle, keel over, tip over, topple over, turn over, flip; Nautical pitchpole 2) I overturned the stool Syn: upset, tip over, topple over, turn over …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • overturn — verb 1) the boat overturned Syn: capsize, turn turtle, keel over, tip over, topple over 2) I overturned the stool Syn: upset, tip over, topple over, turn over, knock over, upend …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • overturn — verb (t) /oʊvəˈtɜn / (say ohvuh tern) 1. to overthrow; destroy the power of, defeat or vanquish. 2. to turn over on its side, face, or back; upset. 3. to reverse (a decision, judgement, etc.): the ruling was overturned in the High Court. –verb… …   Australian English dictionary

  • overturn — verb a) To turn over, capsize or upset (something) b) To overthrow or destroy something …   Wiktionary

  • overturn — verb 1》 turn over and come to rest upside down. 2》 abolish, invalidate, or reverse (an established fact or system, legal decision, etc.). noun 1》 an act of overturning. 2》 Ecology the occasional mixing of the water of a thermally stratified lake …   English new terms dictionary

  • overturn — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)tɜ͟ː(r)n[/t]] overturns, overturning, overturned 1) V ERG If something overturns or if you overturn it, it turns upside down or on its side. The lorry veered out of control, overturned and smashed into a wall... [V n] Alex jumped up… …   English dictionary


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