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English verb: tip over

1. tip over (motion) cause to overturn from an upright or normal position


SamplesThe cat knocked over the flower vase.
The clumsy customer turned over the vase.
He tumped over his beer.


Synonymsbowl over, knock over, overturn, tump over, turn over, upset


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


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Causeoverturn, tip over, tump over, turn over


Verb groupoverturn, tip over, tump over, turn over

2. tip over (motion) turn from an upright or normal position


SamplesThe big vase overturned.
The canoe tumped over.


ExamplesThese cars won't tip over


Synonymsoverturn, tump over, turn over


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)turn


Narrower (hyponym)capsize, turn turtle, turtle, upend


Verb groupbowl over, knock over, overturn, tip over, tump over, turn over, upset









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