Overturn vs Overturner - What's the difference?

overturn | overturner |


As a verb overturn

is to turn over, capsize or upset (something).

As a noun overturner is

one who, or that which, overturns.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

overturn

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To turn over, capsize or upset (something)
  • To overthrow or destroy something
  • (legal) To reverse a decision; to overrule or rescind
  • To diminish the significance of a previous defeat by winning; to comeback from.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=April 10 , author=Alistair Magowan , title=Aston Villa 1 - 0 Newcastle , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Villa spent most of the second period probing from wide areas and had a succession of corners but despite their profligacy they will be glad to overturn the 6-0 hammering they suffered at St James' Park in August following former boss Martin O'Neill's departure }}

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    overturner

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who, or that which, overturns.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 5, author=Ben Ratliff, title=Free Spirits in a Groove That’s Folky and Tribal, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Finally came Mr. Banhart, who was happily complicated: he served as comic relief, loud contrast, an embodiment of the music’s stereotypes and an overturner of them. }}