Noun Definition


1.Definition: 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"

Category: Objects

2.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):teetotum, whirligig

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips

"He stared as she buttoned her top"

Category: Objects

4.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):cover

Category: Objects

5.Definition: platform surrounding the head of a lower mast

Category: Objects

6.Definition: the first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat

"A relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth"

Category: General

7.Definition: the greatest possible intensity

"He screamed at the top of his lungs"

Category: General

8.Definition: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

"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"

Related Noun(s):acme, elevation, height, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop

Category: General

9.Definition: the highest or uppermost side of anything

"Put your books on top of the desk", "Only the top side of the box was painted"

Related Noun(s):top side, upper side, upside

Category: Places

10.Definition: the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

Related Noun(s):crest, crown, peak, summit, tip

Category: Places

11.Definition: 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"

Category: Places