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Etymology

Old English summit or crest

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
top

Plural
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  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. (BDSM) A dominant partner in a BDSM relationship or roleplay.
  9. (slang, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A gay man who likes take an active sexual role rather than a passive role (e.g. to penetrate in anal sex rather than be penetrated).

Synonyms

  • (part seen, or intended to be seen, nearest the edge of the visual field normally occupied by the uppermost visible objects): head (of a page)
  • (lid): cap, cover, lid

Antonyms

  • (part of an object furthest away in the opposite direction from that in which an unsupported object would fall): base, bottom, underside
  • (part seen, or intended to be seen, nearest the edge of the visual field normally occupied by the uppermost visible objects): foot (of a page)
  • (garment): bottoms
  • (sexual slang): bottom
  • (gay sexual slang): bottom

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to top

Third person singular
top

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
p

to top (third-person singular simple present top, present participle p, simple past and past participle ing)
  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. (UK, slang) To kill, murder.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Translations

slang: to murder

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Adjective

top

  1. (informal) best.

Related terms

Translations

Adverb

top

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

Synonyms

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Anagrams


Albanian

Noun

top

  1. ball

Crimean Tatar

Noun

top

  1. ball
  2. lump
  3. cannon

Declension

Derived terms

[1]babaytop
[2]toplaşuv
[3]topçu
[3] top qundağı

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Croatian

Noun

top m.

  1. (chess) rook

Danish

Noun

top c.

  1. summit, peak
  2. hairpiece
  3. top

Derived terms


Dutch

Noun

top m. (plural: toppen, diminutive topje)

  1. top (uppermost part)

Antonyms


Kurdish

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Noun

top f.

  1. ball (object, generally spherical, used for playing games)


This Kurdish entry was created from the translations listed at ball. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see top in the Kurdish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Slovene

Etymology

Common Slavic *tup.

Adjective

top m.

  1. blunt

Turkish

Noun

top

  1. ball
  2. cannon

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