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Definition of "top" [top]

  • The uppermost part, point, surface, or end. (noun)
  • The part farthest from a given reference point: took a jump shot from the top of the key. (noun)
  • The crown of the head: from top to toe. (noun)
  • The part of a plant, such as a rutabaga, that is above the ground. (noun)
  • Something, such as a lid or cap, that covers or forms an uppermost part. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "top" in a sentence
  • "I'm yet to discover a way to convert a top to a body outfit/part, which would address the above problem partially, despite a few token efforts at file renaming (the .bmps exported are preceded with top~ or body~) and hex editing (the .package file refers to the file names it expects to find for the .bmps)."
  • "If you look at a plant, you find it dark near the ground, growing lighter near the top with its green leaves, and then the blossom; the glory is at the _top_."
  • "Among stones and rocks the recognized sign is one stone set on top of another (_top line_) and in places where there is nothing but grass the custom is to twist a tussock into a knot (_third line_)."