The upper part of anything.
Dutch: bovendeel, bovengedeelte, bovenkant, bovenste, bovenstuk, bovenzijde, kopstuk
The highest or uppermost side of anything:
— Put your books on top of the desk.
— Only the top side of the box was painted.
The top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill).
Dutch: apex, bergtop, kruin, piek, top
The first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat:
— A relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth.
synonym: top of the inning.
The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development:
— At the top of his profession.
Dutch: overtreffende trap, spits, hoogtepunt, toppunt, top
The greatest possible intensity.
Platform surrounding the head of a lower mast.
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.
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Dutch: bovenkleding, deksel, draaitol, tol
Polish: bączek, bąk
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.
Polish: pokrywa, przykrywa
A garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips.
A canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance:
— They had the big top up in less than an hour.
Be superior or better than some standard:
— She topped her performance of last year.
Dutch: ontstijgen, overstijgen, overstralen, overtreffen, overvleugelen, uitsteken, uitstijgen, verbeteren, voorbijstreven
Pass by, over, or under without making contact:
— The balloon cleared the tree tops.
Be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point.
Be ahead of others; be the first:
— She topped her class every year.
Dutch: aanvoeren, leiden, vooroplopen
Provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure):
— The towers were topped with conical roofs.
synonym: top out.
Reach or ascend the top of.
Strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin.
Cut the top off:
— Top trees and bushes.
Dutch: aftoppen, toppen
Be the culminating event.
Finish up or conclude:
— They topped off their dinner with a cognac.
— Top the evening with champagne.
synonym: top off.
Situated at the top or highest position.
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