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English verb: topple

1. topple (motion) fall down, as if collapsing


SamplesThe tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it.


Synonymstumble


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)come down, descend, fall, go down


Narrower (hyponym)keel over

2. topple (motion) cause to topple or tumble by pushing


Synonymstip, tumble


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)force, push









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