Definitions for "Overthrow"
Keywords:  subvert, ruin, ruler, czar, downfall
To cause to fall or to fail; to subvert; to defeat; to make a ruin of; to destroy; as, to overthrow a government.
The act of overthrowing; the state of being overthrown; ruin.
the termination of a ruler or institution (especially by force)
A faulty return of the ball by a fielder, so that the striker makes an additional run.
Describes the extra runs scored when a ball is missed by the fielder or wicketkeeper when returned to the stumps by a fielder.
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. Overthrows usually occur when a fielder aims unsuccessfully at the stumps in an attempt to run out a batsman, although sometimes they are due to handling errors by the fielder receiving the ball.
To throw over; to overturn; to upset; to turn upside down.
To throw (a baseball) beyond; to throw too high and too far; to overshoot{1}; as, the shortstop overthrew the first baseman.
The act of throwing a ball too high, as over a player's head.
Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq is a book by Stephen Kinzer released in 2006 about the United States's involvement in overthrowing governments from the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1893 to Iraq in 2003. Included are mini-histories of the American coups in Hawaii, Cuba, Costa Rica, the Philippines, Nicaragua, Honduras, Iran, Guatemala, South Vietnam and Chile.
In wrought ironwork, the overthrow, particularly popular in the Baroque era commencing in the 17th century, refers to the crowning section of ornamental wrought iron work which forms a decorative crest above a wrought iron gate; the overthrow provides some stabilizing structure tying together supporting piers on either side of the swinging sections. The piers may be masonry or of assembled sections of wrought iron. Aside from this stabilizing feature, the overthrow was largely freed of constraints of barring passage of animals or people.
Overthrow was a relatively obscure DC Comics supervillain who fought the Blue Beetle.
rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"