fall down, as if collapsing
"The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it"
topple, tumble, tipverb
cause to topple or tumble by pushing
to push, throw over, overturn or overthrow something
to totter and fall, or to lean as if about to do so
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To fall forward; to tumble down.
Etymology: from top.
Though bladed corn be lodged and trees blown down;
Though castles topple on their warders heads. William Shakespeare.
The wisest aunt telling the saddest tale,
Sometime for three-foot stool mistaketh me;
Then slip I from her quite, down topples she. William Shakespeare.
to fall forward; to pitch or tumble down
to throw down; to overturn
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
top′l, v.i. to fall forward: to tumble down. [Freq. of top.]
The numerical value of topple in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of topple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Red means you need to act now because there is an imminent danger to life, winds of 70 mph will uproot trees, which can block roads and crush cars or buildings. They can pick up roof tiles and hurl them around. If you're hit by one of those you will be seriously hurt or killed. Wind that strong will sweep people and vehicles off streets, and topple electricity lines.
She's crying on TV. She's tried everything else, she doesn't have any other cards to play. All of her countrymen know it and currency crises tend to topple governments more than anything else.
The crime of executing Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr will topple the Saudi regime.
( Bashar al -) Assad is a bad man. Gadhafi was a bad man. Hosni Mubarak had a terrible human rights record. But they were assisting us -- at least Gadhafi and Hosni Mubarak -- in fighting radical Islamic terrorists, if we topple Assad, the result will be ISIS will take over Syria, and it will worsen U.S. national security interests.
As president, I will stand with Israel and keep all options on the table, including military force, to topple the terrorist Iranian regime.
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- enderrocar, vinclar, tombarCatalan, Valencian
- převrhnout, svrhnout, převrhnout se, překotit, kácet se, překotit se, svalitCzech
- vælte, omstyrte, styrteDanish
- umfallen, wackeln, stürzen, umkippenGerman
- recargar, derribarSpanish
- ledönt, felborít, leborít, felborul, eldőlHungarian
- reclinare, abbattersi, reclinarsi, abbattereItalian
- przewracać sięPolish
- чебурахнуться, валить, повалиться, повалить, валиться, опрокинуть, опрокидываться, свергнуть, свергать, опрокидывать, опрокинутьсяRussian
- tippa, stjälpa, störta, vältaSwedish
- பின் தள்ளுதல்Tamil
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