[tɒp] or [tɑp]


(noun.) a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips; 'he stared as she buttoned her top'.

(noun.) 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'; 'put the cover back on the kettle'.

(noun.) 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'.

(noun.) platform surrounding the head of a lower mast.

(noun.) the greatest possible intensity; 'he screamed at the top of his lungs'.

(noun.) the highest or uppermost side of anything; 'put your books on top of the desk'; 'only the top side of the box was painted'.

(noun.) the upper part of anything; 'the mower cuts off the tops of the grass'; 'the title should be written at the top of the first page'.

(noun.) the first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat; 'a relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth'.

(verb.) finish up or conclude; 'They topped off their dinner with a cognac'; 'top the evening with champagne'.

(verb.) cut the top off; 'top trees and bushes'.

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

(verb.) reach or ascend the top of; 'The hikers topped the mountain just before noon'.

(verb.) provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure); 'the towers were topped with conical roofs'.

(verb.) be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point; 'A star tops the Christmas Tree'.

(adj.) situated at the top or highest position; 'the top shelf' .

Inputed by Jules--From WordNet


(n.) A child's toy, commonly in the form of a conoid or pear, made to spin on its point, usually by drawing off a string wound round its surface or stem, the motion being sometimes continued by means of a whip.

(n.) A plug, or conical block of wood, with longitudital grooves on its surface, in which the strands of the rope slide in the process of twisting.

(n.) The highest part of anything; the upper end, edge, or extremity; the upper side or surface; summit; apex; vertex; cover; lid; as, the top of a spire; the top of a house; the top of a mountain; the top of the ground.

(n.) The utmost degree; the acme; the summit.

(n.) The highest rank; the most honorable position; the utmost attainable place; as, to be at the top of one's class, or at the top of the school.

(n.) The chief person; the most prominent one.

(n.) The crown of the head, or the hair upon it; the head.

(n.) The head, or upper part, of a plant.

(n.) A platform surrounding the head of the lower mast and projecting on all sudes. It serves to spead the topmast rigging, thus strengheningthe mast, and also furnishes a convenient standing place for the men aloft.

(n.) A bundle or ball of slivers of comkbed wool, from which the noils, or dust, have been taken out.

(n.) Eve; verge; point.

(n.) The part of a cut gem between the girdle, or circumference, and the table, or flat upper surface.

(n.) Top-boots.

(v. i.) To rise aloft; to be eminent; to tower; as, lofty ridges and topping mountains.

(v. i.) To predominate; as, topping passions.

(v. i.) To excel; to rise above others.

(v. t.) To cover on the top; to tip; to cap; -- chiefly used in the past participle.

(v. t.) To rise above; to excel; to outgo; to surpass.

(v. t.) To rise to the top of; to go over the top of.

(v. t.) To take off the or upper part of; to crop.

(v. t.) To perform eminently, or better than before.

(v. t.) To raise one end of, as a yard, so that that end becomes higher than the other.

Checker: Mario

Synonyms and Synonymous

n. [1]. Summit, apex, acme, pinnacle, zenith, utmost height, culminating point.[2]. Surface, upper side.[3]. Head, crown of the head.

v. a. Cap, tip.

Edited by Debra

Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Apex, head, culmination, extreme, summit

ANT:Foot, bottom, root, base_tail

Checked by Ernest


n. a child's toy shaped like a pear and set or kept whirling round by means of a string or a whip.

n. the highest part of anything: the upper end or surface: the upper part of a plant: the crown of the head: the highest place rank or crown consummation: the chief or highest person: (naut.) a small platform at the head of the lower mast: the end-piece of a jointed fishing-rod: the same as top-boot esp. in pl.adj. highest foremost chief: good capital.—v.t. to cover on the top: to tip: to rise above: to surpass: to rise to the top of: to take off the top of: to hit a golf ball above its centre.—v.i. to be eminent:—pr.p. top′ping; pa.t. and pa.p. topped.—adj. Top′-boot′ed wearing top-boots.— Top′-boots long-legged boots with an ornamental band of bright-coloured leather round the top.—ns. Top′coat a coat worn outside one's other clothes: Top′-drain′ing the act or practice of draining the surface of land.—v.t. Top′-dress to spread manure on the surface of.—n. Top′-dress′ing a dressing of manure laid on the surface of land: (fig.) any superficial covering.—adjs. Top′full (Shak.) full to the top or brim; Top′gallant applied to the mast and sail next above the topmast and topsail and below the royal-mast.—n. Top′-hamp′er unnecessary weight on a ship's upper-deck.—adj. Top′-heav′y having the upper part too heavy for the lower: tipsy.—n. Top′-knot a crest or knot of feathers upon the head of a bird: a knot of ribbons worn by women on the top of the head: the popular name of some small fishes of the same genus as the turbot and brill.—adjs. Top′-knotted; Top′less (Shak.) supreme without superior; Top′loftical Top′lofty having a high top pompous bombastic.—ns. Top′loftiness; Top′man a man stationed in one of the tops: a top-sawyer; Top′mast the second mast or that immediately above the lower mast.—adj. Top′most next the top: highest.—ns. Top′per one who or that which excels; Top′ping the act of one who tops that which tops: (pl.) that cut off in topping.—adj. surpassing pre-eminent: arrogant.—adv. Top′pingly.—adj. Top′-proud (Shak.) proud in the highest degree.—ns. Topsail (top′sāl or -sl) a sail across the topmast; Top′-saw′yer the upper sawyer in a sawpit: (coll.) a superior a person of importance; Top′-side the upper part; Tops′man a head-drover a foreman; Top′-soil the upper part or surface of the soil; Top′-soil′ing removal of the top-soil; Top′-stone a stone placed on the top or which forms the top.

Typed by Clarissa

Unserious Contents or Definition

To dream of a top, denotes that you will be involved in frivolous difficulties. To see one spinning, foretells that you will waste your means in childish pleasures. To see a top, foretells indiscriminate friendships will involve you in difficulty.

Checker: Max


Typed by Damian


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