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TOP OFF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does top off mean? 

TOP OFF (verb)
  The verb TOP OFF has 2 senses:

1. finish up or conclude
2. fill to the point of almost overflowing

  Familiarity information: TOP OFF used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TOP OFF (verb)


Sense 1top off [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Finish up or conclude

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

top off; top

Context examples:

They topped off their dinner with a cognac / top the evening with champagne

Hypernyms (to "top off" is one way to...):

complete; finish (come or bring to a finish or an end)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2top off [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fill to the point of almost overflowing

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

She topped off the cup

Hypernyms (to "top off" is one way to...):

fill; fill up; make full (make full, also in a metaphorical sense)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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