Subvert in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Subvert

to attempt to undercut or overthrow a person or group’s authority

Examples of Subvert in a sentence

In the movie, the rebels sought to subvert the tribunal’s power and replace the body with a democratic government.  🔊

My stepmother is slowly changing things in our house in an attempt to subvert my mother’s traditions.  🔊

Since the prince was in a hurry to become king, he planned to subvert his father’s influence by convincing everyone the leader was insane.  🔊

The dictator ordered the execution of every insurgent who sought to subvert his authority.  🔊

When the first mate tried to subvert the captain’s position, he was thrown overboard.  🔊

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