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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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Pakistan Muslim League-Functional that is a key part of a multi party Grand Democratic Alliance also distanced itself from any move to topple the provincial government and its president Syed Saddruddin Shah Rashidi said that they respect the mandate of PPPP and hope that the incumbent government completes its tenure.
Rumours of an internal ouster surfaced on November 25 when Saarani revealed that there was a high possibility Perak could face snap polls, pointing to a move, allegedly by the state executive councillors, to topple Ahmad Faizal.
He said it was unclear if there would be enough support to topple May and that the plot had been hatched before the party conference.
All 35 defendants on trial for espionage were convicted of spying from 2005 through August 2013 "with the aim of perpetrating terror attacks in the country in order to spread chaos and topple the state."
John Garang called Albino Akol Akol who was in Khartoum and told him that he (Garang) would topple the Khartoum government in 2 years to take power.
Group left no stone unturned to topple the bull and finally they managed to do it, but at that time, a man, who keeping the bull's head came to full nelson when bull toppled down.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Chairman of Wataniya Alliance stated that his component will topple the present Iraqi government peacefully and rectify the political process if the decisions to expel the elections candidates were not abrogated.
THE death of a motorist whose vehicle appeared to topple down a hill is not being treated as suspicious, police said.
Summary: Rising waters swamp city streets and topple buildings, sparking anger over dilapidated sewage system.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Saudi government's plot to stage a coup in Yemen to topple President Abd Rabuh Mansur Hadi fell flat after sensitive information leaked, informed sources disclosed on Sunday.
Erol Rizaov wonders in Utrinski Vesnik who could have predicted that Ljupco Georgievski would one day be the ally in the opposition headed by Branko Crvenkovski in defeating the politics of VMRO-DPMNE and to topple the main bearer of that politics, his successor Nikola Gruevski.
Egyptas topple is just the opening act in Obamaas vision of his Middle East.
If a dancer holds the body rigid, the slightest displacement from equilibrium will cause gravity to exert a torque on the body, and the dancer will topple. Keeping the body somewhat relaxed enables the dancer to make the slight adjustments necessary to correct for small perturbations from balance.
President Shimon Peres Thursday called upon the Iranian people to topple the regime of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
The powerful Muslim Brotherhood, which dominates the newly elected parliament, is there to celebrate one year since Egyptians -- inspired by an uprising in Tunisia -- took to the streets to topple the regime.