the top of one's list

Definition of the top of one's list

used with on, at, near, etc., to say that something is the first and most important thing that one needs to do or among the first and most important things that one needs to do
  • Studying for the test is on the top of my list for this weekend.

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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