Overturn meaning

ōvər-tûrn
The act or process of overturning.

The court's overturn of a ruling.

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The state of having been overturned.
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To turn or throw over; upset.
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To turn over or capsize.

The car went off the road and overturned.

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To overthrow or destroy something.
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The periodic mixing or circulation of water in a lake or sea as a result of changing temperature of its layers.
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To conquer; defeat; ruin.
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To turn or tip over; capsize.
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An overturning or being overturned.
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To turn over, capsize or upset (something)
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(law) To reverse a decision; to overrule or rescind.
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To diminish the significance of a previous defeat by winning; to comeback from.
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To overturn is to flip something over, to conquer or to reverse.

An example of overturn is to turn a canoe upside down.

An example of overturn is to take over a king’s rule.

An example of overturn is for a judge to change the ruling of a previous court.

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Origin of overturn

  • over- +"Ž turn

    From Wiktionary