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