[ US /ˈtɑpəɫ/ ]
[ UK /tˈɒpə‍l/ ]
  1. fall down, as if collapsing
    The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it
  2. cause to topple or tumble by pushing
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How To Use topple In A Sentence

  • The container had toppled over when the lorry carrying it got stuck in mud.
  • Field soldiers during the cold war, some hold dark secrets that could topple governments.
  • The oil drum where the male monkey had been sitting began to wobble from side to side and finally toppled right over.
  • The car had toppled over the cliff.
  • Twelve political parties and three coalitions are fielding candidates in the election, organised just six months after a bloodless coup toppled the president.
  • Marriage to her was the armature of my ego; remove the armature and I might topple like clay.
  • Outside armies have toppled Afghanistan's government and installed a new one, but it controls only its broken-down capital and very little of the vast country beyond.
  • ‘They saw us,’ he panted as he quickly toppled a suit of armor and wedged it up against the bottom of the door.
  • Japanese tire maker Bridgestone Corp., which toppled Michelin from its podium as the world's No. 1 tire maker by sales in 2005, will be a second-source supplier for tires on new versions of Citroën's C2 and C3 compact sedans when they are introduced in the latter part of 2009. Citroën ending agreement to use only Michelin tires
  • Alec arrived in time to catch his father from falling as he slowly toppled to the ground.
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