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topple

top·ple

topple

 
pronunciation:
ta pl
part of speech: verb
inflections: toppled, topples, toppling
definition 1: to sway and fall down; tumble.
The pile of blocks toppled over when it got too tall.
similar words:
collapse, fall, keel over, plunge, tip, trip
definition 2: to cause to fall down or fall over.
The child built a tower out of blocks and then toppled it.
synonyms:
overturn, tip over, upset
antonyms:
right
similar words:
deck, down, drop, fell, floor