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top

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of top

  1. 1 being at a point or level higher than all others <an office in the top story of the building> <the top student in our graduating class> Synonyms highest, loftiest, topmost, upmost, uppermost Related Words higher, loftier, upper; consummate, maximal, maximized, maximum, peaked, supreme, utmost, uttermost; chief, dominant, first, foremost, head, leading, predominant, preeminent, premier, principal; dominant, dominating, eminent, prominent, towering; elevated, escalated, heightened, jacked (up), lifted, raised, uplifted, upraised Near Antonyms below, lower, nether, under, underneath; low, lowered, low-lying, sunken Antonyms bottommost, lowermost, lowest, nethermost, rock-bottom, undermost

  2. 2 of the greatest or highest degree or quantity <your safety is our top priority> Synonyms consummate, last, max, maximum, most, nth, outside, paramount, supreme, ultimate, utmost, uttermostRelated Words unequaled (or unequalled), unmatched, unparalleled, unrivaled (or unrivalled), unsurpassed; biggest, hugest, largest; topmost, upmost, uppermostNear Antonyms littlest, minutest, smallest, tiniest; lowest; fewestAntonyms least, minimal, minimum, slightest

  3. 3 of the highest degree <going at top speed> Synonyms greatest, maximum, full, topmost, utmost, utterRelated Words heightened, highNear Antonyms lessened, lowAntonyms least, littlest, lowest, minimal, minimum, slightest

  4. 4 of the very best kind <he's one of the tennis club's top players> Synonyms A-OK, A1, awesome, bang-up, banner, beautiful, blue-chip, blue-ribbon, boffo, bonny (also bonnie) [chiefly British], boss [slang], brag, brave, bully, bumper, capital, choice, classic, cool [slang], corking, crackerjack, cracking, dandy, divine, dope [slang], down [slang], dynamite, fab, fabulous, famous, fantabulous [slang], fantastic, fine, first-class, first-rate, first-string, five-star, four-star, frontline, gangbusters (also gangbuster), gilt-edged (or gilt-edge), gone [slang], grand, great, groovy, heavenly, high-class, hot, hype [slang], immense, jim-dandy, keen, lovely, marvelous (or marvellous), mean, neat, nifty, noble, number one (also No. 1), numero uno, out-of-sight [slang], par excellence, peachy, peachy keen, phat [slang], prime, primo [slang], prize, prizewinning, quality, radical [slang], righteous [slang], sensational, slick, splendid, stellar, sterling, superb, superior, superlative, supernal, swell, terrific, tip-top, excellent, top-flight, top-notch, top-of-the-line, topping [chiefly British], top-shelf, unsurpassed, wizard [chiefly British], wonderfulRelated Words acceptable, adequate, all right, decent, good, OK (or okay), passable, satisfactory, tolerable; better, exceptional, fancy, high-grade, high-test, premium, select, special, superfine; classical, standard, traditionalNear Antonyms bad, inferior, low-grade, substandard, unsatisfactory; mediocre, middling, second-class, second-rateAntonyms atrocious, awful, execrable, lousy, pathetic, poor, rotten, terrible, vile, wretched

  5. 5 highest in rank or authority <nearly all of the top officials in the state's department of corrections resigned after the scandal> Synonyms chief, commanding, first, foremost, high, lead, leading, preeminent, premier, presiding, primary, prime, principal, supereminent, supreme, headRelated Words high-level, senior; controlling, directing, managing, officiating, overseeing, regnant, reigning, ruling, supervisory; main, major, paramount, predominant, predominate, sovereign (also sovran); ascendant (also ascendent), dominant, grand, superior, topmost, upmost, upper, uppermostNear Antonyms ancillary, inferior, last, less, lesser, lower, lowly, second, secondary, subordinate, subsidiary; assistant, assisting, coadjutor, deputy, junior, under




top

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of top

  1. 1 a piece placed over an open container to hold in, protect, or conceal its contents <make sure the top is on the juice blender before you turn it on> Synonyms cap, lid, coverRelated Words dome, hood, roof; capsule, case, casing, covering, housing, jacket, sheath, shell

  2. 2 the highest part or point <a hawk's nest at the very top of the tree> Synonyms acme, apex, apogee, capstone, climax, crescendo, crest, crown, culmination, head, high noon, high tide, high-water mark, meridian, ne plus ultra, noon, noontime, peak, pinnacle, sum, summit, tip-top, height, zenithRelated Words bloom, blossom, flood tide, flower, glory, heyday, prime; cap, ceiling, roof; extreme, extremity, tip, vertex; high, highlight, highspotNear Antonyms abyss, base, foot; minimumAntonyms bottom, nadir, rock bottom




top

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of top

  1. to be greater, better, or stronger than <the next contender's javelin throw topped the reigning champion's and set a new world record> Synonyms beat, better, eclipse, exceed, excel, outclass, outdistance, outdo, outgun, outmatch, outshine, outstrip, overtop, surpass, tower (over), transcendRelated Words one-up, outpace, outrace, outrun, overpass; best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, outcompete, outperform, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, shame, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against), worst; outbalance, outweigh, overbear, overshadow, trumpNear Antonyms lose (to)




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