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Definition of Overturn

Overturn

  1. To turn or throw from a basis, foundation, or position; to overset; as, to overturn a carriage or a building.
  2. To subvert; to destroy; to overthrow.
  3. To overpower; to conquer.
  4. The act off overturning, or the state of being overturned or subverted; overthrow; as, an overturn of parties.

Overturn Quotations

If Jesus Christ came back today, He and I would get into our brown corduroys and go to the nearest jean store and overturn the racks of blue denim.
Ian Anderson

President Obama orders religious organizations to violate their conscience. I will defend religious liberty and overturn regulations that trample on our first freedom.
Mitt Romney

If we try to engineer outcomes, if we overturn tradition to make everyone the same, we ruin society. If we upset tradition to allow for an equal shot at the starting gate, everyone wins, except for the charlatans and would be dictators.
Ben Stein

As a citizen, as a public scientist, I can tell you that Einstein essentially overturned a so strongly established paradigm of science, whereas Darwin didn't really overturn a science paradigm.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

I do support a constitutional amendment on marriage between a man and a woman, but I would not be going into the states to overturn their state law.
Michele Bachmann
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Overturn Translations

overturn in French is chavirons, chavirent, chavirez, culbuter, chavirer
overturn in Latin is perverto perverti perversum
overturn in Spanish is tantear, trastornar, vuelco

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