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Adjective top has 2 senses
  1. top - situated at the top or highest position; "the top shelf"
    bottom, bottommost, lowermost, nethermost, inferior, lower, nether, side, broadside, lateral, sidelong
  2. greatest, top - not to be surpassed; "his top effort"
    Antonyms: minimal, minimum (indirect, via maximal, maximum)
    Antonyms: minimal, minimum (indirect, via maximal, maximum)
Noun top has 11 senses
  1. top - the upper part of anything; "the mower cuts off the tops of the grass"; "the title should be written at the top of the first page"
    --1 is a kind of
    region, part
    --1 has particulars:
     capital, chapiter, cap; masthead; crown; head; crown, capitulum, treetop
    Derived forms: verb top8, verb top5, verb top3
  2. top, top side, upper side, upside - the highest or uppermost side of anything; "put your books on top of the desk"; "only the top side of the box was painted"
    --2 is a kind of side, face
    --2 has particulars:
     crown, crest; poll; pate, poll, crown; desktop; rooftop
    Derived forms: verb top7, verb top2
  3. peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit - the top point of a mountain or hill; "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the summit of Monadnock"
    --3 is a kind of topographic point, place, spot
    --3 has particulars: hilltop, brow; pinnacle; mountain peak
    Derived forms: verb top6, verb top2
  4. top, top of the inning - the first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat; "a relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth"
    --4 is a kind of turn, bout, round
    --4 is a part of inning, frame
    Antonyms: bottom, bottom of the inning
  5. acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, top - the highest level or degree attainable; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
    --5 is a kind of degree, level, stage, point
    Derived forms: verb top4, verb top1
  6. top - the greatest possible intensity; "he screamed at the top of his lungs"
    --6 is a kind of
    intensity, intensiveness
  7. top - platform surrounding the head of a lower mast
    --7 is a kind of
    --7 is a part of ship
  8. top, whirligig, teetotum, spinning top - a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin; "he got a bright red top and string for his birthday"
    --8 is a kind of plaything, toy
    --8 has particulars: humming top; peg top; whipping top, whip top
  9. top, cover - covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container); "he removed the top of the carton"; "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle"; "put the cover back on the kettle"
    --9 is a kind of covering
    --9 has particulars: cap; lid; manhole cover; screwtop
  10. top - a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips; "he stared as she buttoned her top"
    --10 is a kind of
    --10 has particulars: blouse; bodice; halter
  11. circus tent, big top, round top, top - a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance; "he was afraid of a fire in the circus tent"; "they had the big top up in less than an hour"
    --11 is a kind of canvas tent, canvas, canvass
    --11 is a part of circus
Verb top has 10 senses
  1. exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, top - go beyond; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"
    --1 is one way to excel, stand out, surpass
    Derived forms: noun top5, noun topper3, noun topper4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. clear, top - pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops"
    --2 is one way to pass, overtake, overhaul
    Derived forms: noun top3, noun top2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. top - be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point; "A star tops the Christmas Tree"
    --3 is one way to
    Derived form: noun top1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. lead, top - be ahead of others; be the first; "she topped her class every year"
    Derived forms: noun top5, noun topper3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. top - provide with a top; "the towers were topped with conical roofs"
    --5 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived forms: noun top1, noun topper1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. top - reach or ascend the top of; "The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"
    --6 is one way to
    reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain
    Derived form: noun top3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. top - strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin
    --7 is one way to
    Derived form: noun top2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. top, pinch - cut the top off; "top trees and bushes"
    --8 is one way to snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back
    Derived forms: noun top1, noun topper2
    Sample sentence:
    They top the trees
  9. crown, top - be the culminating event; "The speech crowned the meeting"
    --9 is one way to culminate, climax
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  10. top, top off - finish up or conclude; "They topped off their dinner with a cognac"; "top the evening with champagne"
    --10 is one way to complete, finish
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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