tip over

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tip over

1. To overturn or fall to the side. After he ran into the table, the vase wobbled and tipped over, but luckily it didn't break. I got so woozy from the medication that I actually tipped over at one point.
2. To cause someone or something to overturn or fall onto their or its side. A noun or pronoun can be used between "tip" and "over." The rush of protestors tipped over the security guards keeping them from entering the building. Strong winds will tip your boat over if you don't secure the sails properly.
See also: over, tip

tip someone over

to cause someone to fall. Oh! You almost tipped me over! Todd fell against Maggie and tipped her over.
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tip something over

to cause something to fall over. Did you tip this chair over? Who tipped over the chair?
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tip over

to topple over and fall. Roger shook the table slightly, and the vase tipped over. The truck was overloaded and looked so heavy that I thought it would tip over.
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tip over

v.
1. To totter and fall; overturn: The vase tipped over and water poured out across the table.
2. To cause something to totter and fall; cause something to overturn: The wind tipped over the sailboat. Don't stand up in the canoe, or you will tip it over.
See also: over, tip
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If those two decisions were not enough to inflame the temper of Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who was batting at the other end from Hughes, another error nine overs later threatened to tip him over the edge.
If those two decisions were not enough to inflame the temper of Australian captain Ricky Ponting, another error nine overs later threatened to tip him over the edge.