overthrow

v. t.

  1. To throw over; to overturn; to upset; to turn upside down.
  2. To cause to fall or to fail; to subvert; to defeat; to make a ruin of; to destroy.

n.

  1. The act of overthrowing; the state of being overthrow; ruin.
  2. The act of throwing a ball too high, as over a player's head.
  3. A faulty return of the ball by a fielder, so that the striker makes an additional run.