What means Coup?
(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : coup d’état.
2 : a brilliant, sudden, and usually highly successful stroke or act She pulled off quite a coup when she snagged the usually reclusive author for an interview..
What is another word for overthrow?
Some common synonyms of overthrow are conquer, defeat, overcome, reduce, subdue, and vanquish.
What is it called to overthrow a king?
An ouster or a coup begins at the moment the leader is no longer in charge. When Oliver Cromwell overthrew King Charles II, for example, the ouster began the day the King abdicated. When he was executed, the regicide was complete. To claim he was assassinated would be an overreach.
What is the word for government control?
noun. ( ˈgʌvɝnmənt) The act of governing; exercising authority. Synonyms. legislating misgovernment governing administration social control misrule lawmaking legislation trust busting government activity governance.
What are the 4 types of government?
The four types of government are oligarchy, aristocracy, monarchy, and democracy.
What is it called when one person controls everything?
autocracy. noun. a form of government or management in which one person has complete power.
What means overthrow?
transitive verb. 1 : overturn, upset. 2 : to cause the downfall of : bring down, defeat. 3 : to throw a ball over or past (something or someone, such as a base or a receiver)
What is the meaning of mutiny?
(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : forcible or passive resistance to lawful authority especially : concerted (see concerted sense 1) revolt (as of a naval crew) against discipline or a superior officer The sailors staged a mutiny and took control of the ship. 2 obsolete : tumult, strife.