Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To subvert.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To subvert.

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  • verb obsolete To subvert.

Etymologies

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Latin subversus, past participle of subvertere. See subvert.

Examples

  • Unconstitutional from the start, and meant to subverse our nation.

    Fed sees a bottom

  • Now the question is do the people of Kentucky think that this was a stupid and tragic use of power to subverse dissent and vote this bag of waste out of office of will they remain unmoved?

    Think Progress » State censorship in Kentucky.

  • He apologised for omitting to mention it before, but H.Q. thought it would be subverse of all discipline if, let us say, privates should be allowed to get up and argue with the officers who might have addressed them.

    Simon Called Peter

  • This was known as the _First Triumvirate_ [Footnote: Each of the three pledged himself not to speak nor to act except to subverse the common interest of all, though of course they were not sincere in their promises of mutual support.] or government of three men, though it was only a coalition, and did not strictly deserve the name given it (B.C.

    The Story of Rome from the Earliest Times to the End of the Republic

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