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pronunciation:
tap
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
blow one's top, on top of, on top
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the uppermost area, point, or surface.
They climbed to the top of the mountain.
synonyms:
apex, crest, crown, pinnacle, tip, vertex
antonyms:
base, bottom
similar words:
apogee, head, meridian, peak, summit, zenith
definition 2: a cover, cap, or lid placed over or on something.
Put the top on the jar.
synonyms:
cap, cover, lid
similar words:
apex, covering
definition 3: the highest degree, rank, or position.
He's at the top of his profession.
synonyms:
acme, crest, crown, forefront, peak, summit
antonyms:
bottom
similar words:
head, high, ne plus ultra, pinnacle, zenith
definition 4: one who is in or at the highest rank or position.
synonyms:
head, superior
similar words:
best, boss, chief, commander, director, first, honcho, lead, leader, superintendent, top dog
definition 5: that which is at the beginning or head.
I saw her name at the top of the list.
synonyms:
forefront, front, head, lead
similar words:
beginning, first
definition 6: the part of a plant that grows above the surface of the ground.
I washed the carrots and cut off the tops.
synonyms:
sprout
similar words:
crown, foliage, greens, leaves, plant, shoot, stalk, stem
definition 7: a piece of clothing, usually for women or girls, that covers all or part of the upper body.
That top goes very nicely with that skirt.
 
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phrase: blow one's top
phrase: on top of
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: located in the highest place or position.
the top branches of the tree
synonyms:
apical, highest, tiptop, topmost, uppermost, vertical
antonyms:
bottom
similar words:
crowning, summit
definition 2: highest in degree or quantity; greatest.
top savings
synonyms:
best, greatest, prime, super, supreme, utmost
antonyms:
bottom
similar words:
full-fledged, maximal, maximum, ultimate
definition 3: first; foremost.
the top expert in his field
synonyms:
first, first-rate, foremost, leading, premier, prime, superlative, supreme
similar words:
ace, best, champion, full-fledged, head, paramount, preeminent
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: topped, topping, tops
definition 1: to provide with or act as a top.
Snow topped the trees.
synonyms:
cap, cover, tip
similar words:
crest, crown, crumb, pinnacle, whip
definition 2: to reach or go over the top of.
The fox topped the fence.
synonyms:
mount, scale, surmount
similar words:
climb, crown, overtop
definition 3: to exceed.
He topped his brother in the swimming competition.
synonyms:
best, exceed, outdo, outstrip, overcome, overtop, surpass, transcend
similar words:
better, break, cap, defeat, excel, outclass, outshine, surmount
definition 4: to take away the top of; prune.
The gardener will top all the trees.
synonyms:
crop
similar words:
clip, poll, prune, shear, trim, truncate
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make a finish or conclusion.
synonyms:
conclude, end, finish
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