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o·ver·turn

overturn

 
pronunciation:
o vr tuhrn
part of speech: verb
inflections: overturns, overturning, overturned
definition 1: to cause to tip over; upset.
The donkey overturned the apple cart.
synonyms:
capsize, tip, topple, upset
antonyms:
right
similar words:
collapse, invert, reverse, tumble
definition 2: to do away with or abolish.
The court overturned last year's ruling.
synonyms:
cancel, revoke, void
similar words:
abolish, overrule, repeal, reverse, veto
derivation: overturnable (adj.)