Definition of Subverse

1. v. t. To subvert.



Definition of Subverse

1. Verb. (obsolete) To subvert. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subverse

1. to overthrow [v SUBVERSED, SUBVERST, SUBVERSING, SUBVERSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subverse

subventaneous
subvented
subventing
subvention
subventionary
subventioned
subventioning
subventionize
subventionized
subventionizes
subventionizing
subventions
subventitious
subventricular
subvents
subverse (current term)
subversed
subverses
subversion
subversionary
subversioning
subversions
subversive
subversive activity
subversively
subversiveness
subversives
subverst
subvertable

Literary usage of Subverse

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1. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1884)
"Many of these are decidedly adverse to public morality, and more or less tend to subverse religious faith. To begin (i) with the novel. ..."

2. A Legacy: Being the Life and Remains of John Martin, Schoolmaster and Poet by John Martin, Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1878)
"Banishment is very rarely resorted to, and then only iu the case of some powerful noble who threatens to subverse the monarchy. I might correctly say that I ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge. by George Ripley (1858)
"... great variety of subverse, and generally with -r some time his wife had and his own health gave way under of her affliction. ..."

4. The Public and General Statutes Passed by the Congress of the United States by United States, Joseph Story, George Sharswood (1848)
"... mouth of the Mississippi river, for the ascertainment of the practicability of establishing a navy yard and naval station which shall best subverse the ..."

5. Liberty's Triumph: A Poem by Robert Wharton Landis (1849)
"... death, and hell pursue The wretch who durst through party influence Embroil in war Columbia's happy hmd, Or seek her blood-bought freedom to subverse. ..."

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