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Synonyms for overturn

Synonyms for overturn

to turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position

to bring about the downfall of

Synonyms for overturn

the act of upsetting something

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an improbable and unexpected victory


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cause to overturn from an upright or normal position

rule against

cause the downfall of

change radically

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Our focus should be on overturning Roe and getting the federal government completely out of the business of regulating state matters.
According to Livingstone, the most common trigger of overturning in other lakes is wind stress: Winds first pile water on one side of the lake, then stop blowing, releasing the water like "a bowl of soup on a cafeteria tray" and creating an internal wave that can precipitate an overturn.
Overturning a federal district court opinion, a three-judge panel ruled that "don't ask, don't tell" does not violate the U.
The 11th Amendment to the Constitution explicitly excludes from the federal judicial power only suits "against one of the United States by citizens of another State" Nevertheless, two years ago the court's conservatives rewrote the amendment to also exclude suits against a state by its own citizens--in the process overruling a recent precedent, and overturning a federal statute.
The justices could begin resurrecting cases from decades ago and overturning them.
In other words, if there is to be a legislative overturning of the long-standing 50/50 export-source rule, it should only come after full public debate by the tax-writing committees.
If there had not been periodic overturning of the cobbles, killing the animals that were living on the top, all the cobbles would have been completely covered with Amplexopora fossils.
Supreme Court overturning an appeals court decision that found the state of Washington discriminated against a college student when it denied the student state scholarship funds because he majored in Pastoral Ministries is very disappointing and "clearly sanctions religious discrimination.
But an overturned trailer - both trailers were carrying onions, weighing a combined total of at least 4,000 pounds, according to Esposito - hit the rear of Herrera's vehicle, causing the Navigator to set off a chain-reaction collision with two other vehicles before overturning several times, Esposito said.
Texas decision overturning a Texas anti-sodomy law, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia presciently warned that the reasoning applied in that decision imperils all state laws against obscenity, incest, adultery, and other evils.
Following last week's New York City Council ruling overturning the landmarks designation of the Dvorak House on East 17th Street, Beth Israel Medical Center officials say demolition should begin within a month or two, making way for construction of a six-story AIDS Hospice in its place.
For background, the decision by the appeals court stemmed from Johnson & Johnson's appeal of a decision by the Delaware court overturning a December 2000 jury finding that certain Medtronic stents infringed the Palmaz-Schatz patents and awarded Johnson & Johnson $271 million in damages.
Bush and a Republican-dominated Congress are committed to overturning the landmark Supreme Court decision of Jan.
We believe there is a basis for overturning and, if necessary, appealing the verdict, and will be exploring our options in this matter.