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Definition for: top

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English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
heaven v. difficult #801: top tone silent takes

Etymology

Old English summit or crest

Pronunciation

    Rhymes: -ɒp

Noun

top ( plural: tops )

  1. That part of an object furthest away in the opposite direction from that in which an unsupported object would fall.
    His kite got caught at the top of the tree.
  2. The part viewed, or intended to be viewed, nearest the edge of the visual field normally occupied by the uppermost visible objects.
    Headings appear at the tops of pages. Or, Further weather information can be found at the top of your television screen.
  3. A lid, cap or cover of a container.
  4. A garment worn to cover the torso.
  5. A child’s spinning toy; a spinning top
  6. ( nautical ) A framework at the top of a ship's mast to which rigging is attached
  7. ( baseball ) The first half of an inning, during which the home team fields and the visiting team bats.
  8. ( sexual slang ) A dominant partner in a BDSM relationship or roleplay.
  9. ( gay sexual slang ) A gay man who likes to penetrate in anal sex rather than be penetrated.

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Translations

that part of an object furthest away in the opposite direction from that in which an unsupported object would fall

  • Arabic: قمة (qímma) f .
  • Chinese: 頂, 顶 (dǐng)
  • Dutch: bovenkant m .
  • Finnish: huippu, yläosa
  • French: dessus m .
  • German: Oberteil m .
  • Hungarian: tető
  • Italian: cima f .
  • Japanese: 頂上 (ちょうじょう, chōjō)
  • Korean: 꼭대기 (kkogdaegi)
  • Portuguese: cima f . , topo m .
  • Russian: вершина (veršína) f .
  • Spanish: cima f .
  • Swedish: topp c .
  • Tatar: töpe

the part seen, or intended to be seen, nearest the edge of the visual field normally occupied by the uppermost visible objects

  • Dutch: bovenkant m .
  • Spanish: cabecera f .
  • Swedish: överdel c .
  • Tatar: töpe

lid, cap, cover

  • Dutch: deksel n .
  • Finnish: kansi; korkki (bottle top, cork)
  • French: couvercle m .
  • German: Deckel m . , Kappe f .
  • Spanish: tapa f .
  • Swedish: lock n . , kapsyl c . , propp c .

garment worn to cover the torso

  • Dutch: bovenkleding f . , topje n .
  • Finnish: yläosa, toppi
  • German: Oberteil n . , sleeveless, for ladies: Top n .
  • Spanish: top m .
  • Swedish: topp c . , överdel c .

child’s spinning toy

  • Dutch: tol m .
  • Finnish: hyrrä
  • German: Kreisel m .
  • Hebrew: סביבון m .
  • Italian: trottola f .
  • Swedish: snurra c .
  • Spanish: trompo m .

top of a ship's mast

  • Italian: coffa f .

sexual slang: dominant partner in a BDSM relationship or roleplay

gay sexual slang: gay man who likes to penetrate in anal sex

  • Spanish: activo m .

Verb

to top ( third-person singular simple present tops , present participle topping , simple past topped , past participle topped )

  1. To cover on the top or with a top.
  2. To cut or remove the top (as of a tree)
  3. To excel, to beat.
  4. ( slang ) To kill, murder.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Translations

excel

  • Dutch: uitmunten
  • Finnish: olla parempi, voittaa, lyödä
  • Swedish: överträffa

slang: to murder

  • Dutch: van kant maken
  • Spanish rematar

Adjective

top

  1. ( informal ) best.

Related terms

Translations

  • Dutch: top-
  • Finnish: huippu, huippu- ( prefix in a compound ), paras
  • Spanish: máximo

Adverb

top

  1. Rated first.
    She came top in her French exam.

Synonyms

See also

  • topple

Anagrams



Croatian

Noun

top

  1. castle ( chess piece )

Danish

Noun

top c .

  1. summit, peak
  2. hairpiece
  3. top

Derived terms

  • tophastighed
  • tophue
  • topløs
  • topmøde
  • topnøgle
  • toppakning
  • toppunkt
  • topstilling
  • topstykke
  • fra top til tå

Dutch

Noun

top m . ( plural: toppen , diminutive topje )

  1. top ( uppermost part )

Antonym

  • bodem

Slovene

Etymology

Common Slavic * tup .

Adjective

top

  1. blunt

Turkish

Noun

top

  1. cannonball
  2. cannon

Other Translations for "top"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codetop
Hex74 6f f0
Pig Latinoptay

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