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Synonyme von top

(Substantiv) 
Definition
the highest point or part of anything
I came down alone from the top of the mountain.
Synonyme
peak
the snow-covered peaks of the Alps
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summit
the first man to reach the summit of Mount Everest
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crown
We stood on the crown of the hill.
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height
From a height, it looks like a desert.
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brow
He climbed to the brow of the hill.
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crest
He reached the crest of the hill.
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pinnacle
He had reached the pinnacle of his career.
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zenith
His career is now at its zenith.
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apex
At the apex of the party was the central committee.
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apogee
The campaign reached its apogee in the 1970s.
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acme
the acme of cinematic art
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vertex
the vertex of the triangle
Gegensätze
(Substantiv) 
Bake the biscuits until the tops are lightly browned.
Synonyme
upper part
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upper layer
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upper surface
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a lid or cap that fits on to one end of something, esp. to close it
the plastic tops from aerosol containers
Synonyme
lid
I lifted the lid to give it a quick stir.
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cover
Put a polythene cover over it to protect it from dust.
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cap
She unscrewed the cap of her water bottle.
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plug
A plug had been inserted in the drill hole.
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stopper
a bottle of colourless liquid sealed with a cork stopper
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bung
Pump the air out, then remove the bung.
(Substantiv) 
Definition
a garment, esp. for a woman, that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips
Look at my new top.
Synonyme
t-shirt
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shirt
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jersey
grey jersey and trousers
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jumper
You can't go wrong with a baggy jumper.
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sweater
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blouse
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sweat shirt
(Substantiv) 
Definition
the most important or successful position
The US will be at the top of the medals table.
Synonyme
first place
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head
the head of the queue
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lead
The Social Democrats are still in the lead in the opinion polls.
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highest rank
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high point
The high point of this trip was a day at the races.
(Substantiv) 
Definition
the loudest or highest pitch
He shouted to us at the top of his voice.
Synonyme
highest level
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utmost extent
(Substantiv) 
Definition
the part of a plant that is above ground
Rabbits have eaten the lettuces and the tops of the carrots.
Synonyme
shoots
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leaves
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stem
He cut the stem for her with his knife and handed her the flower.
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stalk
A single pale blue flower grows up from each joint on a long stalk.
(Adjektiv) 
Definition
at, of, or being the top
Our new flat was on the top floor.
Synonyme
highest
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upper
There is a smart restaurant on the upper floor.
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loftiest
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furthest up
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uppermost
John was on the uppermost floor of the three-storey gatehouse.
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topmost
the topmost branches of a gigantic oak tree
(Adjektiv) 
Definition
at, of, or being the top
He was the top student in physics.
Synonyme
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best
He was the best player in the world for most of the 1950s.
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first
The first priority for development is to defeat inflation.
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highest
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greatest
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prime
Political stability is a prime concern.
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finest
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crack (informal)
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elite
the elite troops of the President's bodyguard
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foremost
He was one of the world's foremost scholars.
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Gegensätze
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lowest
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unranked
(Adjektiv) 
Definition
at, of, or being the top
I need to have the top people in this company work together.
Synonyme
chief
Financial stress is acknowledged as a chief reason for divorce.
The job went to one of his chief rivals.
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most important
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principal
Their principal concern is that of winning the next election.
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most powerful
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highest
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lead
Cossiga's reaction is the lead story in the Italian press.
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head
I had the head man out from the gas company.
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ruling
a ruling passion for liberty and equality
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leading
Britain's future as a leading industrial nation depends on investment.
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main
My main concern now is to protect the children.
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prominent
a prominent member of the Law Society
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notable
the notable occultist, Madame Blavatsky
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sovereign
No contract can absolutely restrain a sovereign power.
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eminent
an eminent public figure
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high-ranking
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illustrious
the most illustrious scientists of the century
(Adjektiv) 
Definition
at, of, or being the top
a candlelit dinner at a top restaurant
Synonyme
prime
It was one of the City's prime locations.
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select
a select group of French cheeses
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first-class
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capital (old-fashioned)
They had a capital time in London.
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choice
The finest array of choicest foods is to be found within their Food Hall.
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excellent
We complimented him on doing an excellent job.
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premier
the country's premier opera company
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superb
a superb 18-hole golf course
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superior
He's got a superior car, and it's easy to win races that way.
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top-class
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A1 (informal)
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top-quality
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first-rate
They were dealing with a first-rate professional.
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top-notch (informal)
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grade A
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top-grade
(Adjektiv) 
Definition
at, of, or being the top
The car-ferry has a top speed of forty-two knots.
Synonyme
maximum
The maximum height for a fence here is 2 metres.
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greatest
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utmost
Security matters are treated with the utmost seriousness.
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maximal
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(Verb) 
Definition
to be at the top of
What happens if the socialists top the poll?
Synonyme
lead
He led the country between 1949 and 1984.
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head
Running a business heads the list of ambitions among interviewees.
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command
the French general who commands the UN troops in the region
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be at the top of
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be first in
(Verb) 
Definition
to exceed or surpass
Imports topped £10 billion last month.
Synonyme
exceed
His performance exceeded all expectations.
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go beyond
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surpass
He was determined to surpass the achievements of his older brothers.
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cap (informal)
He always has to cap everyone else's achievements.
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outstrip
In recent years demand has outstripped supply.
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surmount
I realised I had to surmount the language barrier.
(Verb) 
Definition
to put on top of (something)
To serve, top the fish with cooked leeks.
Synonyme
cover
She was soaking wet and covered with mud.
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coat
Coat the fish with seasoned flour.
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finish
The bowl is finished in a pearlized lustre.
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crown
A rugged castle crowns the cliffs.
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cap
home-made scones capped with cream
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overspread
(Verb) 
Definition
to exceed or surpass
How are you ever going to top that?
Synonyme
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better
He bettered the old record of 4 minutes 24.
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beat
She was as eager as her captain to beat the record.
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improve on
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eclipse
The gramophone was eclipsed by the compact disc.
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trump
The Socialists tried to trump this with their slogan.
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go beyond
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excel
Few dancers have excelled her in virtuosity.
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transcend
issues like EU membership that transcend party loyalty
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outstrip
In pursuing her ambition she outstripped everyone else.
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outdo
Both sides have tried to outdo each other.
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outshine
He outshone all the other contestants.
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go one better than
Gegensätze
fall short of
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fail to equal
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not be as good as
(Verb) 
Definition
to reach or pass the top of
As they topped the hill he saw the town in the distance.
Synonyme
reach the top of
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scale
The men scaled a wall and climbed down scaffolding on the other side.
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mount
She was mounting the stairs to the tower.
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climb
Climbing the first hill took half an hour.
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conquer
I had learned to conquer my fear of spiders.
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ascend
I held her hand as we ascended the steps.
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idiom

See over the top

Partikelverb

See top something up

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of acme
Definition
the highest point of achievement or excellence
the acme of cinematic art
in the sense of apex
At the apex of the party was the central committee.
Synonyme
in the sense of apogee
Definition
the highest point
The campaign reached its apogee in the 1970s.

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