tip over

tip over
verb
1. turn from an upright or normal position
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The big vase overturned

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The canoe tumped over

Syn: ↑overturn, ↑turn over, ↑tump over
Derivationally related forms: ↑turnover (for: ↑turn over), ↑overturn (for: ↑overturn)
Hypernyms: ↑turn
Hyponyms: ↑capsize, ↑turtle, ↑turn turtle, ↑upend
Verb Group: ↑overturn, ↑turn over, ↑upset, ↑knock over, ↑bowl over, ↑tump over
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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These cars won't tip over

2. cause to overturn from an upright or normal position
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The cat knocked over the flower vase

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the clumsy customer turned over the vase

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he tumped over his beer

Syn: ↑overturn, ↑turn over, ↑upset, ↑knock over, ↑bowl over, ↑tump over
Derivationally related forms: ↑upset (for: ↑upset), ↑turnover (for: ↑turn over), ↑overturn (for: ↑overturn)
Hypernyms: ↑move, ↑displace
Verb Group: ↑overturn, ↑turn over, ↑tump over
Cause: ↑overturn, ↑turn over, ↑tump over
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

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ˌtip ˈover [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they tip over he/she/it tips over present participle tipping over past tense tipped over past participle tipped over] phrasal verb
if something tips over, or if someone or something tips it over, it falls onto its side

Be careful that the vase doesn’t tip over.

He tipped his drink over.

Thesaurus: to collapse or fall downsynonym
Main entry: tip

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tip over [phrasal verb]
tip over or tip (something) over or tip over (something) : to fall over or to cause (something) to fall over

The glass nearly tipped over.

He accidentally tipped the lamp over and broke it.

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Main Entry:tip

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ˌtip ˈup/ˈover | ˌtip sthˈup/ˈover derived
to fall or turn over; to make sth do this

The mug tipped over, spilling hot coffee everywhere.

We'll have to tip the sofa up to get it through the door.

Main entry:tipderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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