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English definition of “topple”

topple

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈtɒpl/
to remove a person or organization from a position of power: This was a secret bid to topple the chairman and take his job. Their aim was to topple the supermarket giant from its No.1 spot among British retailers.
(Definition of topple from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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