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topple

  
  ( topples    3rd person present)   ( toppling    present participle)   ( toppled    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If someone or something topples somewhere or if you topple them, they become unsteady or unstable and fall over.  
He just released his hold and toppled slowly backwards...      V adv/prep  
Winds and rain toppled trees and electricity lines.      V n  
      Topple over means the same as topple., phrasal verb  
The tree is so badly damaged they are worried it might topple over...      V P  
2       verb   To topple a government or leader, especially one that is not elected by the people, means to cause them to lose power.     (JOURNALISM)   (=overthrow)  
...the revolution which toppled the regime.      V n  
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topple

  
1    capsize, collapse, fall, fall headlong, fall over, keel over, knock down, knock over, overbalance, overturn, tip over, totter, tumble, upset  
2    bring down, bring low, oust, overthrow, overturn, unseat  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    ascend, build, mount, rise, tower  

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tipple, topless, top, top-level

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