|1.||[ verb ] turn from an upright or normal position|
|Synonyms:||tip_over tump_over turn_over|
"The big vase overturned" "The canoe tumped over"
|Related terms:||turn capsize upend upset|
|2.||[ verb ] cause to overturn from an upright or normal position|
|Synonyms:||knock_over turn_over bowl_over upset tump_over tip_over|
"The cat knocked over the flower vase" "the clumsy customer turned over the vase" "he tumped over his beer"
|Related terms:||move upset|
|3.||[ verb ] rule against|
|Synonyms:||override reverse overthrow overrule|
"The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
|Related terms:||rule reversal|
|4.||[ verb ] (politics) cause the downfall of; of rulers|
|Synonyms:||overthrow subvert bring_down|
"The Czar was overthrown" "subvert the ruling class"
|Related terms:||depose revolutionize subversion|
|5.||[ verb ] annul by recalling or rescinding|
|Synonyms:||rescind repeal lift countermand reverse annul vacate revoke|
"He revoked the ban on smoking" "lift an embargo" "vacate a death sentence"
|Related terms:||cancel renege reverse abrogation reversal vacation revocation|
|6.||[ noun ] the act of upsetting something|
"he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"
|7.||[ verb ] change radically|
"E-mail revolutionized communication in academe"
|Related terms:||change revolution|
|8.||[ noun ] an improbable and unexpected victory|
"the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"
|Related terms:||success upset|