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Tip over   /tɪp ˈoʊvər/   Listen
Tip over

Cause to overturn from an upright or normal position.  Synonyms: bowl over, knock over, overturn, tump over, turn over, upset.  "The clumsy customer turned over the vase" , "He tumped over his beer"
Turn from an upright or normal position.  Synonyms: overturn, tump over, turn over.  "The canoe tumped over"

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"Tip over" Quotes from Famous Books

... pathway was here also exceeding narrow, and therefore good Christian was the more put to it; for when he sought, in the dark, to shun the ditch on the one hand, he was ready to tip over into the mire on the other; also when he sought to escape the mire, without great carefulness he would be ready to fall into the ditch. Thus he went on, and I heard him here sigh bitterly; for, besides the dangers mentioned above, the pathway was ...
— The Pilgrim's Progress - From this world to that which is to come. • John Bunyan

... answered Primrose, her soft eyes shining like a summer sky. "And I can keep up a good long while. But, when I go down, I do often tip over." ...
— A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia • Amanda Minnie Douglas

Words linked to "Tip over" :   turtle, move, tump over, capsize, upend, turn, turn turtle, upset, displace

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