top

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Top is on the Basic English 850 List.
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top is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
too - top - total

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
top

Plural
tops

The top part of a column
A collection of toy tops
  1. The highest part of something; the upper part; the part people can put things on.
    The top of the table is flat.
  2. A toy for children to play with. It is shaped like a funnel and it spins on its narrowest point.
  3. A shirt

Related words[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
top

Third-person singular
tops

Past tense
topped

Past participle
topped

Present participle
topping

  1. If you top something, you add toppings or cover with it a top.
    I like my ice cream topped with chocolate sauce.
  2. If A tops B, A beats B by an amount or value.