top off

phrasal verb

topped off; topping off; tops off
: 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.
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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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