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top - Dictionary definition and meaning for word top

Definition
(noun) the upper part of anything
Example Sentence
  • the mower cuts off the tops of the grass
  • the title should be written at the top of the first page

Definition
(noun) the highest or uppermost side of anything
Synonyms : top side , upper side , upside
Example Sentence
  • put your books on top of the desk
  • only the top side of the box was painted

Definition
(noun) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
Synonyms : crest , crown , peak , summit , tip
Example Sentence
  • the view from the peak was magnificent
  • they clambered to the tip of Monadnock
  • the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

Definition
(noun) the first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat
Synonyms : top of the inning
Example Sentence
  • a relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth

Definition
(noun) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
Example Sentence
  • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
  • the artist's gifts are at their acme
  • at the height of her career
  • the peak of perfection
  • summer was at its peak
  • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
  • the summit of his ambition
  • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
  • at the top of his profession

Definition
(noun) the greatest possible intensity
Example Sentence
  • he screamed at the top of his lungs

Definition
(noun) platform surrounding the head of a lower mast
Definition
(noun) a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin
Example Sentence
  • he got a bright red top and string for his birthday

Definition
(noun) covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
Synonyms : cover
Example Sentence
  • he removed the top of the carton
  • he couldn't get the top off of the bottle
  • put the cover back on the kettle

Definition
(noun) a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips
Example Sentence
  • he stared as she buttoned her top

Definition
(noun) a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance
Synonyms : big top , circus tent , round top
Example Sentence
  • he was afraid of a fire in the circus tent
  • they had the big top up in less than an hour

Definition
(verb) be superior or better than some standard
Synonyms : exceed , go past , overstep , pass , transcend
Example Sentence
  • She exceeded our expectations
  • She topped her performance of last year

Definition
(verb) pass by, over, or under without making contact
Synonyms : clear
Example Sentence
  • the balloon cleared the tree tops

Definition
(verb) be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point
Example Sentence
  • A star tops the Christmas Tree

Definition
(verb) be ahead of others; be the first
Synonyms : lead
Example Sentence
  • she topped her class every year

Definition
(verb) provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure)
Synonyms : top out
Example Sentence
  • the towers were topped with conical roofs

Definition
(verb) reach or ascend the top of
Example Sentence
  • The hikers topped the mountain just before noon

Definition
(verb) strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin
Definition
(verb) cut the top off
Synonyms : pinch
Example Sentence
  • top trees and bushes

Definition
(verb) be the culminating event
Synonyms : crown
Example Sentence
  • The speech crowned the meeting

Definition
(verb) finish up or conclude
Synonyms : top off
Example Sentence
  • They topped off their dinner with a cognac
  • top the evening with champagne

Definition
(adj) situated at the top or highest position
Example Sentence
  • the top shelf

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