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Definition of Top

Noun: top  tóp

  1. The upper part of anything
    "the mower cuts off the tops of the grass"; "the title should be written at the top of the first page"
     
  2. The highest or uppermost side of anything
    "put your books on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was painted";
    - top side, upper side, upside
     
  3. The highest or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
    "the view from the top was magnificent";
    - peak, crown, crest, tip, summit
     
  4. The first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat
    "a relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth";
    - top of the inning
     
  5. The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    "at the top of his profession";
    - acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop
     
  6. The greatest possible intensity
    "he screamed at the top of his lungs"
     
  7. Platform surrounding the head of a lower mast
     
  8. A conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin
    "he got a bright red top and string for his birthday";
    - whirligig, teetotum, spinning top
     
  9. Covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
    "he removed the top of the carton"; "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle";
    - cover
     
  10. A garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips
    "he stared as she buttoned her top"
     
  11. A canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance
    "they had the big top up in less than an hour"; "he was afraid of a fire in the round top";
    - circus tent, big top, round top
Adjective: top  tóp
  1. Situated at the top or highest position
    "the top shelf"
Verb: top (topped,topping)  tóp
  1. Be superior or better than some standard
    "She topped her performance of last year";
    - exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past
     
  2. Pass by, over, or under without making contact
    "the balloon cleared the tree tops";
    - clear
     
  3. Be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point
    "A star tops the Christmas Tree"
     
  4. Be ahead of others; be the first
    "she topped her class every year";
    - lead
     
  5. Provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure)
    "the towers were topped with conical roofs";
    - top out
     
  6. Reach or ascend the top of
    "The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"
     
  7. Strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin
     
  8. Cut the top off
    "top trees and bushes";
    - pinch
     
  9. Be the culminating event
    "The speech topped the meeting";
    - crown
     
  10. Finish up or conclude
    "They topped off their dinner with a cognac"; "top the evening with champagne";
    - top off

See also:
tootsy
topaz

Anagrams containing the word top

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