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top off

Definition of top off

  1. 1 :  to end (something) usually in an exciting or impressive way <We topped off dinner with dessert and coffee.> <The victory tops off the coach's extremely successful career.>

  2. 2 US :  to fill (something) completely with a liquid <I added a little more coffee to top off the mug.> <He stopped at the gas station to top off the car's tank.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the highest point, level, or part of something :  summit, crown

    :  the head of a plant

    :  the aboveground part of a plant having edible roots

  1. :  to remove or cut the top of

    :  to shorten or remove the top of (a plant) :  pinch

    :  to cover with a top or on the top :  provide, form, or serve as a top for

  1. :  of, relating to, or being at the top :  uppermost

    :  chief, leading

    :  of the highest quality, amount, or degree

  1. :  a commonly cylindrical or conoidal device that has a tapering point on which it is made to spin and that is used especially as a toy

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official


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