as in above
chiefly US, somewhat old-fashioned + literary on top of The house sits atop a cliff overlooking the ocean.

Synonyms & Similar Words

Relevance

Antonyms & Near Antonyms

Thesaurus Entries Near atop

Cite this Entry

“Atop.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/atop. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on atop

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!