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There are 23 meanings of the word Top.

How to pronounce top:


Top - as an adjective

Situated at the top or highest position

Example: "The top shelf"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Top - as a noun

The upper part of anything

Example: "The mower cuts off the tops of the grass"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

The highest or uppermost side of anything

Example: "Put your books on top of the desk"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
top sideupper sideupside9
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
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The top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

Example: "The view from the peak was magnificent"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
place9spot6topographic point
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

The first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat

Example: "A relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
top of the inning
Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

Example: "His landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

The greatest possible intensity

Example: "He screamed at the top of his lungs"

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

Example: "He got a bright red top and string for his birthday"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
spinning topteetotum10whirligig17
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Covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)

Example: "He removed the top of the carton"

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

Example: "He stared as she buttoned her top"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
woman's clothing
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

A canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance

Example: "He was afraid of a fire in the circus tent"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
big topcircus tentround top

Top - as a verb

Be superior or better than some standard

Example: "She exceeded our expectations"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
exceed16go pastoverstep13pass6transcend12

Pass by, over, or under without making contact

Example: "The balloon cleared the tree tops"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

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

Example: "A star tops the christmas tree"

Be ahead of others; be the first

Example: "She topped her class every year"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure)

Example: "The towers were topped with conical roofs"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
top out

Reach or ascend the top of

Example: "The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"

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

Cut the top off

Example: "Top trees and bushes"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
clip8crop8cut backdress6lop5prune7snip6trim6
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Be the culminating event

Example: "The speech crowned the meeting"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Finish up or conclude

Example: "They topped off their dinner with a cognac"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
top off

Top - as an adverb

Rated first.

Example: "She came top in her french exam."

Example Sentences

"The top of the mountain was covered in snow."
"He placed the book on the top shelf."
"The hiker reached the top of the hill and took a rest."
"The little boy spun the toy top and watched it spin."
"She wore a fashionable top with a skirt."
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Word Game Points

Is TOP a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, top is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

TOP has a SCRABBLE points total of 5.

Is TOP a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, top is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
TOP has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 6.

Is TOP a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, top is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
TOP has a WORDFEUD points total of 6.

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