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tops

noun
plural of top

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1 a piece placed over an open container to hold in, protect, or conceal its contents
  • make sure the top is on the blender before you turn it on or you'll make a mess

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2 the highest part or point
  • a hawk's nest at the very top of the tree

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tops

verb
present tense third-person singular of top

Synonyms & Antonyms of tops (Entry 2 of 2)

to be greater, better, or stronger than
  • the next contender's javelin throw topped the reigning champion's and set a new world record

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The first known use of tops was in 1935

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“Tops.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tops. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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