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Definitions of top:
  • noun:   a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips
    Example: "He stared as she buttoned her top"
  • noun:   covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)
    Example: "He removed the top of the carton"
  • noun:   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"
  • noun:   platform surrounding the head of a lower mast
  • noun:   the greatest possible intensity
    Example: "He screamed at the top of his lungs"
  • noun:   the highest or uppermost side of anything
    Example: "Put your books on top of the desk"
  • noun:   the upper part of anything
    Example: "The mower cuts off the tops of the grass"
  • noun:   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"
  • noun:   a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance
    Example: "They had the big top up in less than an hour"
  • noun:   the top point of a mountain or hill
  • noun:   the highest level or degree attainable
    Example: "At the top of his profession"
  • verb:   provide with a top
    Example: "The towers were topped with conical roofs"
  • verb:   be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point
    Example: "A star tops the Christmas Tree"
  • verb:   finish up or conclude
    Example: "They topped off their dinner with a cognac"
  • verb:   cut the top off
    Example: "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
    Example: "The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"
  • verb:   pass by, over, or under without making contact
    Example: "The balloon cleared the tree tops"
  • verb:   be ahead of others; be the first
    Example: "She topped her class every year"
  • verb:   be the culminating event
  • verb:   go beyond
    Example: "She topped her performance of last year"
  • adjective:   not to be surpassed
    Example: "His top effort"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #45117)

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See top used in context: 72 poetry verses, 11 Shakespeare works, 1 quotation, 11 Bible passages, 13 definitions

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