Synonyms of top in English:

top


See definition of top

noun

1‘we walked along the top of the cliff’

SYNONYMS
summit, peak, pinnacle, crest, crown, brow, brink, ridge, head, highest part, highest point, mountaintop, tip, apex, vertex, acme, apogee
ANTONYMS

bottom, base

2‘Mike tapped the top of the table with his knuckles’

SYNONYMS
upper part, upper surface, upper layer

3‘some growers clip off the carrots' green tops in the field’

SYNONYMS
leaves, shoots, stem, stalk
ANTONYMS

root

4‘she couldn't screw the top of the coffee jar on straight’

SYNONYMS
lid, cap, cover, stopper, cork, bung, plug

5‘United increased their lead at the top of the table’

SYNONYMS
high point, height, peak, pinnacle, zenith, acme, culmination, climax, crowning point, prime, meridian
success
ANTONYMS

low point, failure

6‘she was screaming at the top of her voice’

SYNONYMS
highest level, utmost extent

adjective

1‘her office is on the top floor’

SYNONYMS
highest, topmost, uppermost, upmost, upper, furthest up, loftiest
ANTONYMS

bottom, lowest

2‘some of the world's top scientists attended the conference’

SYNONYMS
foremost, leading, top-tier, principal, pre-eminent, greatest, finest, worthiest, highest, elite, A-list
informal top-notch

3‘the top management of the organization’

SYNONYMS
chief, principal, main, leading, highest, high, high-ranking, ruling, commanding
most powerful, most important, prominent, eminent, notable, illustrious

4‘a top Paris hotel’

SYNONYMS
prime, excellent, superb, superior, choice, select, elite, quality, top-quality, top-grade, first-rate, first-class, top-class, high-grade, grade A, best, finest, premier, choicest, superlative, unsurpassed, unexcelled, unparalleled, peerless, second to none
British top of the range
US top of the line
informal A1, top-notch, ace, crack
ANTONYMS

inferior, mediocre

5‘they are travelling at top speed’

SYNONYMS
maximum, maximal, greatest, topmost, utmost
ANTONYMS

minimum, lowest


verb

1‘sales are expected to top £1.3 billion’

SYNONYMS
exceed, surpass, go beyond, transcend, better, best, beat, defeat, excel, outstrip, outdo, outshine, eclipse, surmount, improve on, go one better than, cap, trump, trounce

2‘their debut CD is currently topping the charts’

SYNONYMS
lead, head, be first in, be at the top of

3‘they topped a hill and began the run down the other side’

SYNONYMS
reach the top of, crest, climb, scale, ascend, mount, conquer

4‘chocolate sponge topped with white chocolate mousse’

SYNONYMS
cover, cap, crown, coat, overspread, finish, garnish

Phrases

    on top of that

    ‘the field work was tiring, and there were household duties on top of that’


    SYNONYMS

    as well, in addition, too, also, besides, into the bargain, to boot

    archaic

    therewithal

    over the top

    ‘her reaction had been a bit over the top’


    SYNONYMS

    excessive, immoderate, inordinate, extreme, over the limit, exaggerated, extravagant, overblown, overripe, too much, unreasonable, needless, disproportionate, undue, unwarranted, uncalled for, unnecessary, going too far

    a bit much, OTT

    ANTONYMS

    moderate, restrained

    top something up

    ‘he topped up his glass’


    SYNONYMS

    fill, refill, refresh, freshen, replenish, recharge, resupply

    supplement, add to, augment

    ANTONYMS

    empty, finish