Definition of overthrow verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

overthrow

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈθroʊ//
 
overthrow somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overthrow
 
he / she / it overthrows
 
past simple overthrew
 
past participle overthrown
 
-ing form overthrowing
 
 
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to remove a leader or a government from a position of power by force The president was overthrown in a military coup.
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