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.
2. To subvert; to destroy; to overthrow.
3. To overpower; to conquer.
Syn: -- To demolish; overthrow. See Demolish.
adj : having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the
bottom; "an overturned car"; "the upset pitcher of
milk"; "sat on an upturned bucket" [syn: upset, upturned]