Overthrow meaning

ō'vər-thrō'
To throw a ball or other object over and beyond (an intended target).

The infielder overthrew first base.

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An instance of overthrowing, especially one that results in downfall or destruction.
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To throw or turn over; upset.
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To bring down from a position of authority or power; topple.
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To throw a ball or the like beyond (the intended receiver or target)
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An overthrowing or being overthrown.
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Destruction; ruin; end.
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(now rare) To throw down to the ground, to overturn.
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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.

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A removal, especially of a ruler or government, by force or threat of force.
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(intransitive) To throw (something) so that it goes too far.
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(sports) A throw that goes too far.

He overthrew first base, for an error.

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(cricket) 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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To bring about the downfall, destruction, or ending of, especially by force or concerted action.

A plot to overthrow the government.

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To throw or push over; overturn.

Overthrew the table.

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The throwing of a ball over and beyond a target, especially in baseball.
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Origin of overthrow

From over- +"Ž throw.