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TOPPLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does topple mean? 

TOPPLE (verb)
  The verb TOPPLE has 2 senses:

1. fall down, as if collapsing
2. cause to topple or tumble by pushing

  Familiarity information: TOPPLE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TOPPLE (verb)


Sense 1topple [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fall down, as if collapsing

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

topple; tumble

Context example:

The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it

Hypernyms (to "topple" is one way to...):

come down; descend; fall; go down (move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "topple"):

keel over (turn over and fall)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 2topple [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause to topple or tumble by pushing

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

topple; tumble; tip

Hypernyms (to "topple" is one way to...):

force; push (move with force,)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


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