O`ver*turn" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overturned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Overturning.]

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.

Milton.

Syn. -- To demolish; overthrow. See Demolish.

 

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O"ver*turn`, n.

The act off overturning, or the state of being overturned or subverted; overthrow; as, an overturn of parties.

 

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