Definition of


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

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Topple

tip, tumble

Alternate forms of Topple

Hyponyms: keel over

Hypernyms: come down, descend, fall, force, go down, push

Origin of the word Topple

  1. 1590, "tumble down," earlier "to tumble or roll about" (1542), from a verb derived from top (1) + freq. suffix -le. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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