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top

noun

1 top

The upper part of anything.

Dutch: bovendeel, bovengedeelte, bovenkant, bovenste, bovenstuk, bovenzijde, kopstuk
Polish: góra



2 top

The highest or uppermost side of anything:
— Put your books on top of the desk.
— Only the top side of the box was painted.

synonyms: top side, upper side, upside.

Dutch: bovenkant

3 top

The top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill).

synonyms: crest, crown, peak, summit, tip.

Dutch: apex, bergtop, kruin, piek, top

4 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.

5 top

The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development:
— At the top of his profession.

synonyms: acme, elevation, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop.

Roget 210: summit, summity; top, peak, vertex, apex, zenith, pinnacle, acme, culmination, meridian, utmost height, ne plus utra, height, ... show more

Dutch: overtreffende trap, spits, hoogtepunt, toppunt, top
Polish: kulminacja

6 top

The greatest possible intensity.

7 top

Platform surrounding the head of a lower mast.

8 top

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.

synonyms: spinning top, teetotum, whirligig.

Roget 312: rotation, revolution, spinning, gyration, turning about an axis, turning aound an axis, circulation, roll; circumrotation, circumvolution, circumgyration; volutation, circination, turbination, ... show more

Dutch: bovenkleding, deksel, draaitol, tol
Polish: bączek, bąk

9 top

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.

synonym: cover.

Roget 223: covering, cover; baldachin, baldachino, baldaquin; canopy, tilt, awning, tent, marquee, tente d'abri [Fr.], umbrella, parasol, sunshade; ... show more

Dutch: inkom
Polish: pokrywa, przykrywa

10 top

A garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips.

11 top

A canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance:
— They had the big top up in less than an hour.

synonyms: big top, circus tent, round top.

verb

1 top

Be superior or better than some standard:
— She topped her performance of last year.

synonyms: exceed, go past, overstep, pass, transcend.

Roget 33: be superior etc. adj.; exceed, excel, transcend; outdo, outbalance, outweigh, outrank, outrival, out-Herod; pass, surpass, ... show more

Dutch: ontstijgen, overstijgen, overstralen, overtreffen, overvleugelen, uitsteken, uitstijgen, verbeteren, voorbijstreven

2 top

Pass by, over, or under without making contact:
— The balloon cleared the tree tops.

synonym: clear.

3 top

Be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point.

4 top

Be ahead of others; be the first:
— She topped her class every year.

synonym: lead.

Dutch: aanvoeren, leiden, vooroplopen

5 top

Provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure):
— The towers were topped with conical roofs.

synonym: top out.

6 top

Reach or ascend the top of.

7 top

Strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin.

8 top

Cut the top off:
— Top trees and bushes.

synonym: pinch.

Dutch: aftoppen, toppen

9 top

Be the culminating event.

synonym: crown.

Roget 210: culminate, crown, top; overtop etc. (be superior to) 33.   

Dutch: bekronen

10 top

Finish up or conclude:
— They topped off their dinner with a cognac.
— Top the evening with champagne.

synonym: top off.

adjective

1 top

Situated at the top or highest position.

Roget 210: highest etc. (high) etc. 206; top; top most, upper most; tiptop; culminating etc. v.; meridian, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: Establishment, VIP, acmatic, acme, acme of perfection, agate, all, apex, apical, apogee, ball, baron, baseball bat, bat, battledore, bauble, beat, best, bestraddle, bestride ... show more.

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