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overthrow 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˌōvərˈTHrō/,
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overthrowing, present participle; overthrows, 3rd person singular present; overthrew, past tense; overthrown, past participle;
  1. Remove forcibly from power
    • - military coups which had attempted to overthrow the king
  2. Put an end to (something), typically by the use of force or violence
    • - their subversive activities are calculated to overthrow parliamentary democracy
  3. Knock or throw to the ground
    • - one who is already prostrate cannot be overthrown
  4. Throw (a ball) further or harder than intended
    • - he grips the ball too tight and overthrows it
  5. Throw a ball beyond (a receiving player)
    • - he overthrew a receiver in the end zone
Noun
  1. A removal from power; a defeat or downfall
    • - plotting the overthrow of the government
  2. (in baseball and other games) A throw that sends a ball past its intended recipient or target

  3. A panel of decorated wrought-iron work above an arch or gateway


  1. the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
  2. cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"
  3. overrule: rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
  4. upset: the act of disturbing the mind or body; "his carelessness could have caused an ecological upset"; "she was unprepared for this sudden overthrow of their normal way of living"
  5. Overthrow is the début release by Maryland Deathgrind band, Misery Index.
  6. Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq is a book published in 2006 by award-winning New York Times foreign correspondent and author Stephen Kinzer about the United States's involvement in the overthrow of foreign governments from the late 19th century to the present. ...
  7. Overthrow was a DC Comics supervillain who fought the Blue Beetle.
  8. In the sport of cricket, an overthrow (sometimes called a buzzer) is an extra run scored by a batsman as a result of the ball not being collected by a fielder in the centre, having been thrown in from the outfield. ...
  9. In wrought ironwork, the overthrow, particularly popular in the Baroque era commencing in the 17th century, refers to the crowning section of ornamental wrought ironwork which forms a decorative crest above a wrought iron gate; the overthrow provides some stabilizing structure tying together ...
  10. (Overthrown) Maximum range of six tiles, thrown a distance of six tiles. No Hit Chance penalty, but 47% damage reduction
  11. Describes the extra runs scored when a ball is missed by the fielder or wicketkeeper when returned to the stumps by a fielder.
  12. An inaccurate throw by the fielder resulting in the batsmen gaining more runs
  13. This is when extra runs are scored because a fielder throws the ball too far over the wicket after having fielded it.
  14. Decorative fixed arch between two gatepiers or above a gate, often of iron.
  15. A thrown ball that goes beyond its intended target. The ball is live unless it enters dead ball territory or is blocked.