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Synonyms for topple

Synonyms for topple

to turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position

to come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily

to bring about the downfall of

to undergo capture, defeat, or ruin

Synonyms for topple

fall down, as if collapsing

cause to topple or tumble by pushing


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The Sun, Britain's most popular newspaper, said a bid to topple May had been brewing since her speech but rebel lawmakers had not yet gathered the numbers to oust her.
I have seen Nuer rebel-terrorists deceiving themselves that they will topple the government of South Sudan in a short time.
If a dancer begins a pirouette slightly off-balanced and keeps the body rigid throughout the turn, gravity will cause the dancer to topple and fall out of the turn.
The international community needs to cause people in Iran to believe that they can topple their government.
It should have read that Hariri said Wednesday he would seek to topple the government as he is awaiting the 2013 parliamentary elections, not that he would wait until then.
The defendants, 14 in custody and seven out of Bahrain, were charged with establishing and managing terror groups to topple the state royal regime and change its constitution; communicating intelligence with an overseas terrorist organisation to commit hostile acts against Bahrain; attempting to forcefully change Bahrain's constitution and topple its political regime as well as a number of other charges.
Are we there to rescue people or to topple a dictator?
Mersel Biljali says that these protests send a signal that the social discontent might topple the Government although it shows unseen arrogance.
Some of the volunteers who took part in the attempt had to topple two mattresses, meaning their effort was disqualified.
Crowds of people got behind the attempt by Newcastle firm Palatine Beds to topple 400 mattresses.
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TURKEY'S chief prosecutor has announced charges against 86 people accused of plotting to topple the Government.
Samak added that the protesters have no reason to topple him or the government because they were democratically elected.
Domino Day is a world-record attempt to topple the most number of dominoes.
In a 5-km-wide, 120-km-long swath centered between these faults, there are at least 60 rock formations that seem as if they'd topple with a modest jolt.