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Synonyms of top in English:


  • 1 the top of the cliff
    [Antonyms] bottom, base
  • 2 the top of the table
    upper part, upper surface, upper layer
  • 3 the carrots' green tops
    leaves, shoots, stem, stalk
    [Antonyms] root, tuber
  • 4 the top of the coffee jar
    lid, cap, cover, stopper, cork
  • 5 a short-sleeved top
    shirt, jersey, sweatshirt, sweater, pullover, vest;
  • 6 by 1981 he was at the top of his profession
    [Antonyms] low point
  • adjective

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  • 1 the top floor
    highest, topmost, uppermost
    [Antonyms] bottom, lowest
  • 2 the world's top scientists
    foremost, leading, principal, preeminent, greatest, best, finest, elite
    informal top-notch, number one, blue-ribbon, blue-chip
  • 3 the organization's top management
    upper, chief, principal, main, leading, highest, highest-ranking, ruling, commanding, most powerful, most important
  • 4 a top Paris hotel
    informal A1, top-notch, blue-ribbon, blue-chip, number one
    [Antonyms] mediocre, inferior
  • 5 they are traveling at top speed
    [Antonyms] lowest, minimum
  • verb

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  • 1 sales are expected to top $1.3 billion
    exceed, surpass, go beyond, better, best, beat, outstrip, outdo, outshine, eclipse, go one better than, cap
  • 2 their debut CD is currently topping the charts
    lead, head, be at the top of
  • 3 chocolate mousse topped with whipped cream
    cover, cap, coat, smother;
    finish, garnish
  • Phrases

    over the top
    the lavish dessert buffet after that meal was simply over the top
    excessive, immoderate, inordinate, extreme, exaggerated, extravagant, overblown, too much, unreasonable, hyperbolic, disproportionate, undue, unwarranted, uncalled for, unnecessary, going too far
    top up
    remember to top up your gas tank before heading back to Houston
    fill, refill, refresh, freshen, replenish, recharge, resupply;
    supplement, add to, augment
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