Definitions and translations for "overthrow"

Definition of overthrow

Pronunciation
Verb
1. To throw down to the ground, to overturn.
2. To bring about the downfall of (a government, etc.), especially by force.
I hate the current government, but not enough to want to overthrow them.
Noun
3. A removal, especially of a ruler or government, by force or threat of force.
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English - English - overthrow

Pronunciation
n. defeat, downfall; revolution, subversion; destruction, ruin
v. throw a ball beyond the intended mark (Sports); cause to fall down, overturn; remove a person or group of people from power, oust; abolish, put an end to (an institution, convention, etc.)

English - Spanish - overthrow

Pronunciation
s. derrocamiento, derrota, derrumbamiento, desbaratamiento
v. derrocar, abatir, demoler, derribar, derrumbar, desmantelar, destronar, subvertir, tumbar

English - French - overthrow

Pronunciation
n. renversement; défaite; subversion; révolution, destruction, ruine
v. défaire, renverser (un objet, un régime); réduire à néant

English - German - overthrow

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n. Umsturz; Revolution; Umsturz; Zerstörung
v. stürzen (Regierung, Gegenstand); ein Ende machen

English - Indonesian - overthrow

Pronunciation
n. perobohan, penggulingan
v. menjungkal, menjatuhkan, menggulingkan, merobohkan, meruntuhkan, mengalahkan

English - Italian - overthrow

Pronunciation
s. rovesciamento, abbattimento; disfatta, sconfitta; (Sport) palla che rimbalza indietro; tiro alto
v. rovesciare, abbattere, far cadere; gettare a terra

English - Polish - overthrow

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n. obalenie, upadek, burzenie, przewrót
v. przewracać, powalić, obalić, burzyć, utrącić, przewrócić, obalać, utrącać

English - Portuguese - overthrow

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s. queda (também de um regime); golpe (de estado); destruição
v. lançar uma bola além da marca (Esporte); causar a queda (de um governo, de um objeto); terminar, abolir, pôr fim; ejetar, expelir

English - Romanian - overthrow

Pronunciation
n. răsturnare, înfrângere
v. răsturna, da jos, trânti

English - Russian - overthrow

Pronunciation
с. ниспровержение, свержение, низвержение, поражение
г. опрокидывать, побеждать, свергать, низвергать

English - Turkish - overthrow

Pronunciation
f. yıkmak, devirmek, düşürmek, çökertmek
i. düşürme, hükümeti devirme, çökertme

English - Ukrainian - overthrow

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n. скинення, загибель, кінець, повалення, відвал
v. перекидати, повалити, звалити, скинути, знищувати, валяти, перевернути, скидати

English - Dutch - overthrow

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zn. val; revolutie, omslag; vernietiging
ww. vallen (van een regime of regering); beëindiging

English - Greek - overthrow

Pronunciation
ουσ. ανατροπή, πτώση
ρήμ. ανατρέπω

English - Arabic - overthrow

Pronunciation
‏تدمير، إسقاط، قلب نظام الحكم، إنقلاب عسكري، سقوط، هزيمة‏
‏أسقط، أطاح، قلب، هزم هزيمة ساحقة، هزم هزيمة نكراء، دمر، خرب‏

English - Chinese - overthrow

Pronunciation
(名) 推翻, 倾覆, 瓦解
(动) 打倒, 颠覆, 推翻

English - Chinese - overthrow

Pronunciation
(名) 推翻, 傾覆, 瓦解
(動) 打倒, 顛覆, 推翻

English - Hindi - overthrow

Pronunciation
n. पराभव

English - Japanese - overthrow

Pronunciation
(動) 遠くへ投げすぎる, 暴投する(スポーツ); ひっくり返す; 追い出す; (しきたりや慣習などを)廃止する
(名) 征服; 廃位; 打倒; 敗北; 暴投

English - Korean - overthrow

Pronunciation
명. 정복, 타도; 전복, 혁명; 파괴
동. 지나치게 멀리 던지다( 스포츠); 전복시키다; 권력을 타도하다; 폐지하다

English - Vietnamese - overthrow

Pronunciation
n. sự phá đổ, sự phá hoại, sự tàn phá, sự thất bại, làm hỏng, thất bại
v. lật đổ
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Synonyms for overthrow
1. destruction: defeat, demolition, dispersion, rout, ruin
2. deposition: displacement, fall
3. conquer: overrun, crush, defeat, master, overcome, overpower, overwhelm
4. upset: overturn, overset, topple, tumble
5. destroy: demolish, eradicate, exterminate, level, terminate, raze, abolish
6. run: destroy, ruin, subvert
Verb forms for overthrow
Present participle: overthrowing
Present: overthrow (3.person: overthrows)
Past: overthrew
Future: will overthrow
Present conditional: would overthrow
Present Perfect: have overthrown (3.person: has overthrown)
Past Perfect: had overthrown
Future Perfect: will have overthrown
Past conditional: would have overthrown