top off

phrasal verb
topped off; topping off; tops off

Definition of top off

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 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.

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“Top off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/top%20off. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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