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Synonyms for top

Synonyms for (noun) top

Synonyms: circus tent, round top, top, big top Definition: a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance Usage: he was afraid of a fire in the circus tent; they had the big top up in less than an hour

Similar words: canvas, canvas tent, canvass Definition: a tent made of canvas fabric

Synonyms: top Definition: a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips Usage: he stared as she buttoned her top

Similar words: woman's clothing Definition: clothing that is designed for women to wear

Synonyms: top, cover Definition: covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container) Usage: he removed the top of the carton; he couldn't get the top off of the bottle; put the cover back on the kettle

Similar words: covering Definition: an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

Synonyms: top, teetotum, whirligig, spinning top Definition: a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin Usage: he got a bright red top and string for his birthday

Similar words: plaything, toy Definition: an artifact designed to be played with

Synonyms: top Definition: platform surrounding the head of a lower mast

Similar words: platform Definition: a raised horizontal surface Usage: the speaker mounted the platform

Synonyms: top Definition: the greatest possible intensity Usage: he screamed at the top of his lungs

Similar words: intensity, intensiveness Definition: high level or degree; the property of being intense

Synonyms: peak, summit, tip, top, crest, crown Definition: the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill) Usage: the view from the peak was magnificent; they clambered to the tip of Monadnock; the region is a few molecules wide at the summit

Similar words: topographic point, spot, place Definition: a point located with respect to surface features of some region Usage: this is a nice place for a picnic; a bright spot on a planet

Synonyms: top, top side, upper side, upside Definition: the highest or uppermost side of anything Usage: put your books on top of the desk; only the top side of the box was painted

Similar words: side, face Definition: a surface forming part of the outside of an object Usage: he examined all sides of the crystal; dew dripped from the face of the leaf

Synonyms: top Definition: the upper part of anything Usage: the mower cuts off the tops of the grass; the title should be written at the top of the first page

Similar words: region, part Definition: the extended spatial location of something Usage: the farming regions of France; religions in all parts of the world; regions of outer space

Synonyms: meridian, height, tiptop, top, summit, superlative, acme, pinnacle, peak, elevation Definition: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development Usage: his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty; the artist's gifts are at their acme; at the height of her career; the peak of perfection; summer was at its peak; ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame; the summit of his ambition; so many highest superlatives achieved by man; at the top of his profession

Similar words: level, stage, point, degree Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process Usage: a remarkable degree of frankness; at what stage are the social sciences?

Synonyms: top, top of the inning Definition: the first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat Usage: a relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth

Similar words: round, turn, bout Definition: (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive

Synonyms for (verb) top

Synonyms: top, top off Definition: finish up or conclude Usage: They topped off their dinner with a cognac; top the evening with champagne

Similar words: finish, complete Definition: come or bring to a finish or an end Usage: He finished the dishes; She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree; The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours

Synonyms: crown, top Definition: be the culminating event Usage: The speech crowned the meeting

Similar words: climax, culminate Definition: end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage Usage: The meeting culminated in a tearful embrace

Synonyms: pinch, top Definition: cut the top off Usage: top trees and bushes

Similar words: snip, prune, trim, cut back, dress, crop, lop, clip Definition: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of Usage: dress the plants in the garden

Synonyms: top Definition: strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin

Similar words: hit Definition: cause to move by striking Usage: hit a ball

Synonyms: top Definition: reach or ascend the top of Usage: The hikers topped the mountain just before noon

Similar words: hit, make, gain, attain, arrive at, reach Definition: reach a destination, either real or abstract Usage: We hit Detroit by noon; The water reached the doorstep; We barely made it to the finish line; I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts

Synonyms: clear, top Definition: pass by, over, or under without making contact Usage: the balloon cleared the tree tops

Similar words: overhaul, overtake, pass Definition: travel past Usage: The sports car passed all the trucks

Synonyms: top, top out Definition: provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure) Usage: the towers were topped with conical roofs

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater

Synonyms: exceed, overstep, pass, top, transcend, go past Definition: be superior or better than some standard Usage: She exceeded our expectations; She topped her performance of last year

Similar words: surpass, excel, stand out Definition: distinguish oneself Usage: She excelled in math

Synonyms: top Definition: be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point Usage: A star tops the Christmas Tree

Similar words: lie Definition: be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position

Synonyms for (adjective) top

Synonyms: top Definition: situated at the top or highest position Usage: the top shelf

Similar words: apical Definition: situated at an apex

Similar words: crowning Definition: forming or providing a crown or summit Usage: the crowning star on a Christmas tree; her hair was her crowning glory

Similar words: topmost, upmost, uppermost Definition: at or nearest to the top Usage: the uppermost book in the pile; on the topmost step

Similar words: upper Definition: the topmost one of two