Definition of Overturned

1. Adjective. Having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom. "Sat on an upturned bucket"

Exact synonyms: Upset, Upturned
Similar to: Turned

Definition of Overturned

1. Verb. (past of ''overturn'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overturned

1. overturn [v] - See also: overturn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overturned

overtrumped
overtrumping
overtrumps
overtrust
overtrusted
overtrusting
overtrusts
overtry
overtrying
overture
overtured
overtures
overturing
overturn
overturnable
overturned
overturner
overturners
overturning
overturning moment
overturns
overtwist
overtwisted
overtwisting
overtype
overtyped
overtypes
overtyping
overurge
overurged

Literary usage of Overturned

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1. The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond, Monk of St. Edmundsbury: A Picture of by Jocelin de Brakelond, Jocelin, Lionel Cecil Jane, Francis Aidan Gasquet (1907)
"... Overturned HERBERT the dean built a windmill on Haber- don. When the abbot heard this, he was so wroth that he would hardly eat, or speak a single word. ..."

2. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1794)
"... \vho overturned the Roman empire. ... marched into Italy, under the command of their king Odo- acre, and in 476, overturned the ..."

3. An Introduction to Geology by William Berryman Scott (1897)
"Closed anticline, overturned. 6. Closed anticline, recumbent. The great thickness of sediments which form the Appalachian Mountains (exceeding 30000 feet) ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"17 — Ephesus overturned. 157 — Asia and Macedonia: 150 towns destroyed. ... 936 — Constantinople overturned. 1268 — Cilicia: 60000 perished. ..."

5. Bulletin by Tennessee Division of Geology, Geological Survey, Division of Geology, Tennessee (1913)
"Northwest-southeast structure section near Briceville. Shows overturned structure o' "Rockwood" iron ore. (From US Geological Survey Folio No. 33. ..."

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