verb (used without object), top·pled, top·pling.
verb (used with object), top·pled, top·pling.
Examples from the Web for topple
Obama has latched on to the failure of the embargo to topple the Castros as justification to shuffle the deck.
I push down on the pedal with my right leg and instead of propelling myself forward, I topple over sideways.
Others, like the Tehrike e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) vowed to topple the Pakistani state itself.Obama’s Deadly Informants: The Drone Spotters of Pakistan|Umar Farooq, Syed Fakhar Kakakhel|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
President Obama has weighed the options and concluded America does more harm than good when it sets out to topple regimes.
He could not bring himself to say that he would have opposed the invasion of Iraq to topple Saddam Hussein.
Would you say they were large enough to topple over that bale?The Boy Pilot of the Lakes|Frank V. Webster
Sweating and tugging and straining, we managed to topple the “ambulance” over in the road.The Black Watch|Scout Joe Cassells
We "poke fun" at everything in this country; to whatever approaches the verge of the ridiculous we give a push and topple it over.Whitman|John Burroughs
The aged building seemed to creak and sway in the wind, as though it might fall apart from weakness and topple into the water.The Rival Campers Ashore|Ruel Perley Smith
She had the impression that the walls were ready to topple down and bury her.The Campfire Girls on the Field of Honor|Margaret Vandercook
British Dictionary definitions for topple
Word Origin for topple
Word Origin and History for topple
1580s, "tumble down," earlier "to tumble or roll about" (1540s), from top (v.) + frequentative suffix -le. Related: Toppled; toppling.