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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]