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Meaning of topple

top•ple

Pronunciation: (top'ul), [key]
— v., -pled, -pling.
—v.i.
  1. to fall forward, as from having too heavy a top; pitch; tumble down.
  2. to lean over or jut, as if threatening to fall.
—v.t.
  1. to cause to topple.
  2. to overthrow, as from a position of authority: to topple the king.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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