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Definition of Overthrow


  1. To throw over; to overturn; to upset; to turn upside down.
  2. To cause to fall or to fail; to subvert; to defeat; to make a ruin of; to destroy.
  3. The act of overthrowing; the state of being overthrow; ruin.
  4. The act of throwing a ball too high, as over a player's head.
  5. A faulty return of the ball by a fielder, so that the striker makes an additional run.
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Overthrow Translations

overthrow in Dutch is kappen, vellen, neervellen, wippen
overthrow in Finnish is kumota
overthrow in French is renverser
overthrow in Latin is perverto perverti perversum, verto, subvertio
overthrow in Norwegian is kantre
overthrow in Spanish is derrocar