KJV Dictionary Definition: overthrow


OVERTHROW, v.t. See Throw.

1. To turn upside down.

His wife overthrew the table.

2. To throw down.

3. To ruin; to demolish.

When the walls of Thebes he overthrew.

4. To defeat; to conquer; to vanquish; as, to overthrow an army or an enemy.

5. To subvert; to destroy; as, to overthrow the constitution or state; to overthrow religion.


OVERTHROWER, n. One that overthrows, defeats or destroys.