at the top of the list

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of at the top of the list

: better than all the others
  • I like all of his books, but this one is at the top of the list.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : a garment worn on the upper body

  3. : the head of a plant

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

  2. : chief, leading

  3. : of the highest quality, amount, or degree

  1. : to be or become higher than : overtop

  2. : to be superior to : excel, surpass

  3. : to gain ascendancy over : dominate

  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. : place : locality

  2. : topology

list play
  1. : please, suit

  2. : wish, choose

  1. : inclination, craving

  1. : listen

  2. : to listen to : hear

  1. : a band or strip of material: such as

  2. : listel

  3. : selvage

  1. : to cut away a narrow strip from the edge of

  2. : to prepare or plant (land) in ridges and furrows with a lister

  1. : a deviation from the vertical : tilt

  1. : to tilt to one side

  2. : to cause to list

  1. : a simple series of words or numerals (such as the names of persons or objects)

  2. : an official roster : roll

  3. : catalog, checklist

  1. : to make a list of : enumerate

  2. : to include on a list : register

  3. : to place (oneself) in a specified category


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