Overturned
Overturn 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. [1913 Webster]

2. To subvert; to destroy; to overthrow. [1913 Webster]

3. To overpower; to conquer. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To demolish; overthrow. See {Demolish}. [1913 Webster]


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