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atop

adverb or adjective \ ə-ˈtäp \
|Updated on: 18 Jun 2018

Definition of atop

: on, to, or at the top

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atop

preposition

Definition of atop

: on top of

Examples of atop in a Sentence

  1. The house sits atop a cliff overlooking the ocean.

Recent Examples of atop from the Web

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First Known Use of atop

1638

in the meaning defined above

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NEW! Time Traveler

ATOP Defined for English Language Learners

atop

Definition of atop for English Language Learners

  • : on top of


ATOP Defined for Kids

atop

preposition \ ə-ˈtäp \

Definition of atop for Students

: on top of
  • The castle sits atop a cliff.


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