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Inflections of 'top' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
tops
v 3rd person singular
topping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
topped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
topped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: uppermost portion
Synonyms:
peak , summit , crown , head , crest , tip , apex , cap , pinnacle, spire, knap, finial
Antonyms:
base , foot , bottom , depths, bed , nadir, deepest part, tail end, basin , pit , leg , trough , lowest point, doldrums, nether regions
Sense: Noun: most successful point
Synonyms:
height , climax , crowning point, acme, pinnacle, peak , apex , head , zenith, lead , highest point, first place
Sense: Noun: best
Synonyms:
best , head , leader
Antonyms:
lackey, assistant , newbie, servant , footman, errand runner, errand boy, employee , a nobody
Sense: Noun: cover
Synonyms:
cover , lid , cap , covering , roof , ceiling , stopper, bung
Antonyms:
floor , foundation , bottom , ground , base
Sense: Noun: item of clothing
Synonyms:
T-shirt , tee (informal), shirt , blouse , sweater , jumper (UK), vest , vest top, cami, tank top
Sense: Noun: spinning toy
Synonyms:
spinner, peg top, whipping top, musical top, whistling top, teetotum, put-and-take top, dreidel, whirligig
Sense: Verb: remove the top
Synonyms:
remove the top of, cut off the top of, cut the top off, truncate, prune , trim , cut , shear , lop the head off, deadhead, decapitate
Antonyms:
leave whole, elongate, lengthen, extend , add height to
Sense: Verb: surpass
Synonyms:
surpass , beat , best , better , exceed , go beyond, eclipse, outshine, triumph over, outdo, outstrip, outclass, outmatch, outgun
Antonyms:
equal , fall short of, come up short, fall behind
Sense: Verb: be first
Synonyms:
be first in, lead , head , command , be at the top of
Sense: Verb: apply a topping
Synonyms:
cover , coat , paint , clothe, roof , hood , cloak
Antonyms:
strip , uncover , peel , bare , expose , open , leave open, reveal
Sense: Adjective: leading
Synonyms:
leading , preeminent, best , number-one, head , lead , premiere , prime , supreme, principal , ultimate , elite, finest, foremost
Sense: Adjective: maximum
Synonyms:
maximum , full , max
Sense: Adjective: highest
Synonyms:
highest, topmost, uppermost, upmost
Antonyms:
bottommost, lowermost, lowest, underneath , undermost
Sense: Adjective: first-rate
Synonyms:
first-rate, excellent , top-notch (informal), superior , quality , choice , superb

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