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top1

top1

 
pronunciation:
tap
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, verb
phrases:
blow one's top, on top of
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the highest area, point, or surface.
We climbed to the top of the mountain.
synonyms:
apex, crest, crown, tip, vertex
antonyms:
base, bottom
similar words:
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 position.
She is at the top of her class.
synonyms:
crest, peak
similar words:
head, high, zenith
definition 4: one who is in or at the highest position.
He is top in his music class.
synonyms:
head, superior
similar words:
best, boss, chief, commander, director, lead, leader, superintendent
definition 5: a piece of clothing, usually for women or girls, that covers all or part of the upper body.
 
phrase: blow one's top
phrase: on top of
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: located in the highest place or position.
The bird perched on the top branches of the tree.
synonyms:
highest, uppermost
antonyms:
bottom
similar words:
crowning
definition 2: first; foremost.
He is the top expert in his field.
synonyms:
first, first-rate, foremost, premier, prime, superlative, supreme
similar words:
ace, best, head, paramount
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: topped, topping, tops
definition 1: to provide with or act as a top.
Snow topped the trees.
synonyms:
cap, cover
similar words:
whip
definition 2: to reach or go over the top of.
They topped the hill after a long climb.
synonyms:
mount, scale
similar words:
climb
definition 3: to go beyond.
He topped his brother in the swimming race.
synonyms:
exceed, outdo, overcome, surpass
similar words:
better, break, defeat
definition 4: to take away the top of; cut.
He will top all the bushes in the yard.
synonyms:
crop
similar words:
clip, poll, prune, shear, trim
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