Synonyms of topping


1. topping, garnish

usage: a flavorful addition on top of a dish


1. exceed, transcend, overstep, pass, go past, top, excel, stand out, surpass

usage: be superior or better than some standard; "She exceeded our expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"

2. clear, top, pass, overtake, overhaul

usage: pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops"

3. top, lie

usage: be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point; "A star tops the Christmas Tree"

4. lead, top

usage: be ahead of others; be the first; "she topped her class every year"

5. top, top out, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: provide with a top or finish the top (of a structure); "the towers were topped with conical roofs"

6. top, reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain

usage: reach or ascend the top of; "The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"

7. top, hit

usage: strike (the top part of a ball in golf, baseball, or pool) giving it a forward spin

8. top, pinch, snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back

usage: cut the top off; "top trees and bushes"

9. crown, top, culminate, climax

usage: be the culminating event; "The speech crowned the meeting"

10. top, top off, complete, finish

usage: finish up or conclude; "They topped off their dinner with a cognac"; "top the evening with champagne"


1. top-flight, top-hole, topping, superior (vs. inferior)

usage: excellent; best possible

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