Synonyms for Overthrown:


defeated (adjective)
ousted (adjective)
beaten, overwhelmed, vanquished, conquered, overcome, overpowered.


overthrown (noun)
defeated, vanquished, conquered, routed, overcome, overwhelmed, beaten.


defeated (verb)
foiled, quelled, Captured, Predominated, surmounted, routed, vanquished, Outdid, humbled, overcome, won, crushed, defeated, Overthrew, Subjected, overpowered, Checkmated, beat, Trounced, subdued, Whipped, overturned, Triumphed, outdone, mastered, beaten, conquered, Overcame, outplayed, Trumped.
revolted (verb)
Rebelled, shook up, Mutinied, shaken up, Revolted, restructured, upset.

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Usage examples for overthrown

  1. It has been found, or thought to be found, that these were not likely to be overthrown and it has been deemed that those instances warranted an extension of the same predicate to any and every government which resembles them in the attribute of desiring earnestly the good of its subjects. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  2. " Sir King," answered Kynon, " it has been with me as never before; for I have encountered with, and been overthrown by, a single knight." – Stories from Le Morte D'Arthur and the Mabinogion by Beatrice Clay
  3. The custom has always been for the incoming dynasty to issue the history of the dynasty it has overthrown based upon materials which have been gathered daily during the latter's lease of power. – China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles