Synonym of top

Alternative for top

tops, topped, topping

Synonym: acme, apex, crown, head, maximum, peak, summit, tip, zenith,

Antonym: foot,

Adjective

The best of its kind or class
finest greatest best leading dominant lead premier elite preeminent foremost head highest predominant ultimate primary principal superior supreme worthiest pre-eminent top-ranking top-tier number one numero uno top-notch A-list chief prime first main paramount commanding capital major central key cardinal arch sovereign grand big high supereminent master presiding overriding primal great ruling overmastering prominent topmost overbearing sovran uppermost important outstanding unsurpassed champion prior matchless peerless number-one incomparable eminent unrivalled unequalled consummate unequaled unrivaled star essential utmost apex illustrious superlative second to none controlling core unparalleled vital crucial notable critical transcendent excellent distinguished maximum inimitable focal prevailing arch- pivotal winning top-drawer stellar surpassing towering unbeaten undefeated governing fundamental crack dominating first-rate first-class best possible unsurpassable front renowned senior triumphant successful conquering famous victorious exceptional vanquishing urgent premium biggest in charge unprecedented prevalent preponderant directing unexcelled basic maximal peak number 1 select exemplary perfect unmatched optimum nonpareil overruling industry leading unbeatable of greatest importance top-class topflight top drawer a cut above the rest radical celebrated higher highest-ranking unvanquished reigning apical tiptop prizewinning largest headmost greater complete upper regnant serious ascendant predominate super crowning ranking ace crown determining better optimal staple larger record decisive salient momentous world class integral intrinsic cup-winning compelling burning boss rudimentary noted utopian unexampled of prime importance of supreme importance first and foremost necessary tops high-class furthermost significant indispensable without equal first class beyond compare top of the line top of the range top-of-the-range record-breaking prize-winning sans pareil par excellence powerful extraordinary winner's guiding noteworthy exalted unmatchable well-known accomplished expert finished culminating five-star fine outside No. 1 marquee in first place top-priority beginning opening pioneer final underlying simple definitive immediate constitutional intervening superseding of greatest significance high-ranking bigger elder strongest terrific absolute untouchable total axial popular richest elemental root unconditional lion's share primo top-rank basal constitutive choicest choice A-1 Grade A considerable max out-of-sight of the first rank further-up highest ranking second-to-none high-level high priority big-time blue-ribbon estimable mother of all of the highest quality one-in-a-million vintage superfine unconquered arrived unsubdued managing hugest upmost most uttermost elevated executive overlying loftier grave top-scoring quintessential consequential on top high-up world-class influential imperative to the fore requisite heavy deciding the most weighty meaningful climactic pressing determinative acute prerequisite needed required mandatory authoritative much needed very important earth-shattering of great consequence high-priority life-and-death life-or-death all-important of the utmost importance of the essence must-have far-reaching vitally important unassailable domineering loftiest zenithal most important most prominent most excellent most influential most significant most illustrious most powerful most outstanding

Adjective

Of the highest rank or status
chief principal main foremost notable prominent supreme commanding eminent illustrious key prime ruling central elite grand high cardinal governing sovereign high-ranking top-ranking of the first rank preeminent leading noteworthy renowned distinguished important celebrated famous dominant major prestigious influential outstanding big-time famed noted powerful pre-eminent notorious premier respected acclaimed great exalted well-known esteemed major-league big-league primary first noble elevated significant senior highly regarded high-level head puissant honoured well known lead reputable predominant revered honored major league superior glorious big high-powered seminal presiding conspicuous high-profile supereminent feted admired highest big-shot recognized top-notch paramount number-one heavyweight big-name world-class storied high profile legendary recognised mighty respectable greatest overriding star venerable lauded lofty pivotal reputed arch capital essential primal popular august lionized overbearing vital VIP lionised heavy number one imposing high-flying well thought of heavy-duty top-level top-drawer much-publicized big league consequential ranking master authoritative acknowledged critical crucial integral iconic fundamental visible considerable core sovran overmastering recognizable intrinsic arch- of note prior superstar skookum dignified numero uno recognisable widely known strong trusted regal peerless well-thought-of valued high-up signal in the limelight potent of distinction honourable honorable highly rated of high standing stately momentous directing upper celebrity high-grade familiar big name ultimate basic accomplished competent efficient instrumental famous name elemental root underlying rudimentary elementary original dynamic energetic extolled requisite established patrician refined premium aristocratic remarkable substantial weighty hot-dog historic winning immortal trendsetting dominating big-gun regnant big-wheel fearless effectual tenacious apex transcendent necessary monumental needed indispensable far-reaching genteel focal posh biggest largest prevailing fabled unparalleled unequaled superlative unequalled gifted incomparable matchless high-minded redoubtable resonant formidable first rate sublime alpha unexcelled learned prized well-connected all-important heroic unsurpassed magnanimous triumphal idealistic extraordinary earnest serious high-priority highbred gentle highborn huge upmarket large grave wellborn valorous big time widely praised well born upper-crust silk-stocking high-born blue-blooded upper-class venerated vaunted estimable applauded exceptional infamous laureate name memorable redoubted celeb well received of repute worthy of mention worthy of note stand-out well-regarded much touted having made a name for oneself up there public underlined best first-rate top-tier of mark front initial inaugural A-number-1 headmost A-1 hotdog primo champion hotshot heavy stuff hot stuff at the leading edge at the cutting edge most important most powerful most illustrious most influential most prominent most skilled

Adjective

Of the highest quality
prime excellent superior choice elite quality premier superb select finest fine grand peerless stellar supreme sterling preeminent splendid superlative unexcelled unparalleled unsurpassed ace dominant classic pre-eminent first-class high-class top-class top-grade top-notch top-shelf first-rate high-end top-drawer top of the line top-of-the-line top of the range top-quality first-string second to none tiptop topflight blue-chip five-star high-grade A-grade out-of-sight A1 great marvellous fantastic fabulous wonderful awesome sensational terrific marvelous fab fantabulous cool cracking divine heavenly dandy mean nifty neat hot swell slick lovely radical capital peachy immense supernal crackerjack prizewinning groovy dynamite beautiful noble frontline tip-top primo topping corking phat righteous famous gilt-edged dope banner prize bumper keen blue-ribbon par excellence bang-up gangbusters boss jim-dandy gangbuster A-OK gilt-edge number one wizard bonny bully brag boffo bonnie hype down four-star brave peachy keen numero uno gone outstanding exceptional out of this world super magnificent best brilliant perfect exquisite smashing tremendous world-class wicked premium champion too much matchless brill topnotch glorious consummate leading rare rad very good schmick incomparable sublime supercalifragilisticexpialidocious admirable exclusive top-hole unrivaled unrivalled good extraordinary high-quality magic striking sik impressive remarkable beaut unmatched top-tier on fleek high A-1 optimal unique foremost highest crack bosting greatest spiffing ideal mega transcendent deluxe accomplished exo amazing priceless ripping bodacious sovereign eminent unequalled peak without equal beyond compare valuable stunning optimum formidable notable phenomenal winning dazzling model incredible singular unequaled bonzer of the first water belting delightful worthy spectacular attractive stupendous chillin' distinguished inimitable surpassing flawless mind-blowing elegant first exemplary choicest unreal class paramount applaudable grade A quintessential gorgeous pearler barrie of high quality illustrious precious of the highest quality desirable amazeballs breathtaking def skilful skillful noted expensive nice highest quality masterly top drawer extravagant nonpareil vintage fancy dear out of sight extreme idyllic pricey outrageous sound upmarket excessive costly crucial dreamy fly of the highest standard awesomesauce splendiferous star pricy inflated top-level bosker without parallel spendy prodigious invaluable prize-winning certified meritorious estimable chic special too good to be true award-winning big-ticket of the first order in a class of its own enjoyable classy upscale bad unsurpassable radiant lofty luxurious major very precise unexampled right proper selected requisite spanking tops ultimate popular favorite without peer ultraexpensive best possible top quality way-out beyond comparison hunky-dory far out the best the dog's bollocks very best best ever high-ticket top-end maximum of the highest order best-case utmost intense super-duper colossal uttermost virtuoso enormous plush chief state-of-the-art severe acute distinctive entrancing standout praiseworthy enchanting laudable favourite exorbitant ravishing commendable pleasurable cream extortionate A-list lead bewitching captivating charming overpriced flagship memorable mint advanced fantastical legit masterful faultless unbeatable posh renowned central alluring high-priced dainty uppermost marvy untouchable pleasing delectable only steep fabby effusive goodly beezer record top-of-the-range scrumptious sophisticated inspired lank exaggerated kif worthiest towering master high quality classical solid stiff far-out exalted without match first-line solid gold over the odds an arm and leg hors concours of highest order elevated in a class all by itself top-flight above and beyond No. 1 prominent commanding reliable piked majestic enviable luxury bestselling key crowning sharp quick top ten well-liked polished unbeaten celebrated refined unforgettable arresting agile deft clever smart really good ritzy agreeable pleasant satisfying rewarding tophole foxy juicy rocking fashionable unorthodox deep wild blissful mighty expert hand-picked elect handy well-designed natty convenient adroit apt ingenious stylish spruce head rapturous gratifying delicate definitive authoritative creditable cardinal tough heavy world main gnarly adept really nice principal eclectic favored 10 preferred preferential bright paragon handpicked plum noteworthy one-in-a-million unmatchable not too shabby out-of-this-world ka pai favoured uncommon cherry-picked unusual five star august splendorous sup rior all very well well and good high-test grade-A moving eloquent surprising agitating most unbelievable like wow cat's meow proud of a high standard virtuous baller crash hot nang superfine the very best a standout in a class of one's own carefully chosen exact highest-quality top grade with it pretty cool ambrosial superhuman yummy paradisal lush adorable spiritual paradisaic paradisic saintly industry leading prestigious of the highest type best-quality maximal 24-karat appropriate correct suitable opportune fitting zero cool world class practised practiced hotshot skilled proficient complete experienced compleat versed professed demon veteran educated top-rated immoderate big-budget lavish high-cost tip top signal rich highly priced first place big highly-priced inordinate executive worth its weight in gold cher massive herculean just right deadly indescribable raging mother of all mortal very great greatest possible on the money on the button prevailing final absolute culminating pronounced gigantic complex high-level all-time best without an equal stand alone comely handsome pretty monstrous giant titanic humungous extensive gargantuan humongous good-looking unreasonable unaffordable fetching knockout drop-dead beauteous fair leviathan max thumping vast mountainous astronomic ginormous astronomical prohibitive seemly aesthetic likely cute sightly esthetic sexy taking pulchritudinous lovesome uneconomical sky-high highway robbery criminal over the top unduly expensive easy on the eye bootylicious jaw-dropping drop-dead gorgeous OTT pick fat resplendent wondrous imposing awe-inspiring dexterous astonishing dextrous able talented competent fascinating impeccable astounding unblemished workmanlike appealing gifted stately artful thrilling exciting bravura staggering venerable statuesque immaculate honorable honourable eye-catching pure unmarred capable coruscating heroic favorable royal monumental joyous congenial professional spotless tasty exhilarating stainless mind-boggling indefectible well-known dignified genius engaging favourable finished shining regal grandiose paradisiacal paradisiac positive epic baronial well-favored stirring recherche magnific esteemed utopian heroical honored Homeric well versed copacetic powerful acceptable shipshape irreproachable enthralling welcome cheery honoured refreshing to die for miraculous delightsome seductive profound important dramatic intoxicating fun famed imperial untainted triumphant up to snuff inspiring photogenic glamorous efficient immortal blameless trained glamourous graceful effulgent irresistible beguiling sumptuous magnetic extremely good time-honored influential angelic delicious shapely enticing exceptionally good satisfactory likable considerable symmetrical intact well-formed big league reputable unbroken undamaged whole amiable unimpaired super-eminent super-excellent unspoilt splendacious ecstatic sunny entire hypnotic entertaining comforting comfortable tempting euphoric presentable profitable virtuosic amusing magical sweet eye-popping gallant dollish showstopping blessed prettyish affecting likeable lordly crazy qualified telegenic darling dulcet blest recreative relishable happy rockin promising portentous ridiculous jolly knowledgeable momentous irie banging extraordinaire rousing splendrous eye-opening fine and dandy schooled impassioned effective uplifting nice-looking aesthetically appealing aesthetically pleasing fine-looking savvy fit easy on the eyes first class up to standard up to scratch up to par opulent palatine celestial palatial prepossessing princely tantalizing solemn kingly swanky tantalising queenly fanciable ominous ten aces untarnished foolproof excelling defectless picturesque uninjured unharmed unhurt scintillating vivid frabjous splendent unprecedented unimpeachable conspicuous blinding unflawed marked eventful magnolious particular convivial balmy predominant significant intelligent awing weird outlandish bizarre crashing something else cordial hundred-proof what thoroughbred first rate better than expected very fine exacting jovial A-number-1 mostest insane theatrical unutterable high-ranking worthwhile especial very agreeable very pleasant very nice meritable dream good quality high-caliber a cut above strong deserving respectable chur overwhelming better improved enhanced creative the heartwarming well executed a million dollars awful good-quality high-calibre imaginative well trained awe-striking heart-stopping eximious transcendental sacred inspirational holy abstract strange absurd mad far-fetched like a million dollars ostentatious daring bold absorbing touching couthy cheerful mooi lekker felicitous hunky dory what great better than usual of the best quality better than average titantic large unusually good consequential innovational innovative surpassing belief the most innovatory one in a million in a league of their own acclaimed intellectual gee-whizz forcible vital crash-hot enterprising original inventive well-versed cordon bleu worthy of admiration worthy of commendation cat's pajamas portly resourceful flashy affable hunky clear mild tasteful tutored multitalented fitted well-rounded multiskilled sure-handed effectual taught practical all-round all-around a hand at seasoned physically attractive astral self-important pompous overblown immodest top-ranking highest-ranking glossy snazzy flamboyant OK splashy showy in order dishy relief glad cunning zingy soothing hospitable not bad spellbinding prized primary dapper voluptuous curvaceous winsome sheen beddable willowy personable sensual camera-friendly debonair propitious auspicious adored genial passable elating copasetic savory grateful paradisaical calming specialist intriguing well-done indispensable valued inestimable respected treasured optimistic advantageous hopeful inviting mesmeric heady mesmerizing savoury facile leet enchanted entranced charmed bewitched rosy heartening encouraging providential au fait unmarked of genius fairylike roseate upbeat hot property without blemish pristine charismatic dreamlike mesmerising fiendish conjuring fortunate immensely skilled highly qualified very skilled highly skilled exceptionally skilled extraordinarily skilled highly trained picture-book picture-perfect letter-perfect accurate seamless error-free unerring fairy-tale golden unsullied copybook unspoiled without fault as good as new as sound as a bell just so full of promise one-off rose-colored most excellent most favorable most favourable most advantageous most appropriate most valuable most precious

Adjective

In confusion or disorder
higgledy-piggledy jumbled chaotic disordered disorderly messy muddled untidy confused cluttered disorganised disorganized littered haphazard upside-down haywire irregular pell-mell topsy-turvy unsystematic disarranged disarrayed disheveled dishevelled hugger-mugger in disarray messed mussed mussy rumpled shambolic sloppy tousled tumbled unkempt helter-skelter in a mess indiscriminate orderless out of order anarchic mixed-up out of place random snafu snarled in a jumble all over the place all over the shop at sixes and sevens all over the lot all over the map out of joint in a muddle in disorder tangled mixed up in chaos messed up slovenly unorganized in a shambles wild unorganised disjointed straggly every which way mussed up tumultuous scrambled in confusion upside down disrupted upset purposeless in a state aimless hit-or-miss unmethodical unarranged scattered riotous unruly shuffled incoherent in turmoil loose bedraggled arbitrary casual careless slipshod unplanned awry askew discombobulated desultory unthinking ruffled dislocated overturned unselective unconsidered designless in uproar utterly confused deranged like a bomb's hit it turbulent uncontrolled screwed up frenzied hectic hit or miss rampageous harum-scarum lawless unsettled in pandemonium uncategorized unclassified convoluted unsorted unfastidious unorderly in a clutter muddly into disarray jumbled up into disorder thoughtless stirred up matted strewn strewed like a dog's breakfast broken like a dog's dinner unclear tangly into chaos into a jumble into confusion windswept ungroomed uncombed windblown messed-up mussed-up dilapidated neglected rough crude worse for wear uncritical undiscriminating untidied piled crowded out of kilter out-of-place misplaced displaced knotted tossed inside-out unhinged cockeyed upended upturned luxated downside-up blind scattershot undiscerning undifferentiating into a muddle straggling spreading rambling drifting straying spread out ratty sprawling slapdash accidental chance catch-as-catch-can undirected erratic stray hit-and-miss fluky unconcerned incidental spontaneous sudden uncoordinated willy-nilly devil-may-care unpremeditated unexpected reckless fluke unconscious offhand any which way any old way fortuitous heedless unforeseen unintended perfunctory unintentional cursory inadvertent unwitting hasty irresponsible unpredictable lackadaisical lax slap-happy hurried undesigned capricious negligent remiss slack neglectful unsystematized extemporaneous illogical unfocused systemless unthought odd unmeant undevised disconnected involuntary irrational undisciplined unanticipated flukey coincidental contingent inconsistent unprepared shoddy wanton unthorough directionless wandering uncertain variable lucky nonchalant unlooked-for lost thrown together superficial uneven wayward serendipitous inefficient unstructured rushed inattentive unmeticulous without purpose last-minute whimsical badly organized unjustifiable unsupported unjustified clumsy uninformed promiscuous groundless unreasoned indifferent unreasonable goalless pointless occasional garbled sketchy spur-of-the-moment impromptu out-of-line out-of-whack untrained heterogeneous out-of-step out-of-control tumult unrestrained fitful impulsive sporadic choppy passing motiveless meaningless brief summary chancy incalculable aleatory fortunate unguided frivolous unconnected improvident nonsensical imperfect faulty botched shabby threadbare inexact junky inaccurate fleeting trial and error unscheduled precipitous rash quick drive-by otiose fast speedy lazy without goal without direction not planned slaphappy unregulated fragmented scrappy blanket indiscriminating hit and miss indeterminate unintelligible unwarranted baseless unfounded without a goal poor unprofessional non-linear nonuniform fractal stochastic entropic shot-in-the-dark subconscious possible unforeseeable hitty-missy freak unpurposeful unfussy ill-thought-out recklessly hurry-scurry hastily carelessly thrown-together couldn't-care-less well timed lone single isolated unpredicted in total disarray ununified diffuse providential heaven-sent intermittent inconstant spasmodic propitious felicitous convenient auspicious expedient timely opportune irrelevant unstable interrupted inchoate incohesive uncontinuous easy-going breezy cheerful happy-go-lucky insouciant carefree blithe apt happy apathetic jammy tardy depending likely subject reliant liable probable probably provisional disregardful derelict unthoughtful disinterested unmindful incautious faineant unheeding fainéant fly-by-night vagrant flighty off and on at the mercy of events airy extemporary extempore unstudied off-the-cuff unrehearsed ad-lib improvisational improvised offhanded snap driftless objectless ad hoc rapid discretionary subjective down and dirty out of the blue adventitious optional personal unmotivated lucky-dog half-hearted mechanical slight token uninterested fanciful discretional wilful overhasty gadarene precipitate headlong automatic routine flying needless unnecessary supercilious unscientific approximate injudicious unaccountable shallow swift depthless short half-baked luck out luck in useless vacuous senseless trifling purportless empty witless valueless vapid mindless futile brainless unprofitable feckless inutile insignificant inane unhelpful worthless ridiculous floundering wanky wishy-washy uncalled for good-for-nothing unpurposed uncalled-for profitless barren without rhyme or reason

Noun

The highest or uppermost point, part, or surface of something
peak summit crest crown pinnacle apex head acme brow height ridge tip vertex brink mountaintop ceiling limit roof spire high point highest part highest point upper layer upper part upper surface maximum height zenith apogee culmination climax capstone meridian crescendo tip-top noon noontime high noon sum high-water mark ne plus ultra extremity maximum cap crowning point end aiguille ultimate high spot serac utmost extreme tiptop perfection apotheosis tor hilltop upper limit highlight high water mark uttermost consummation greatest max prime ascendancy superlative crag fastigium point optimum pitch record epitome upper extremity best cusp crowning moment best part most edge depth nonpareil nadir flower mountain top nib termination pike highest degree bloom nose flowering heyday peak of perfection needle heights superiority finale eminence pole denouement quintessence terminal furthest point elevation tops payoff spike boundary copestone highest level supremacy nth degree margin prong end point high culminating point greatest degree springtime greatest extent blossom spring flush florescence critical mass floruit full flowering salad days bitter end cope verge apoapsis apocenter apsis best example perfect example last word ultimate example hoodoo inselberg puy rim brim floodmark watermark tidemark nab pay-off top part finest record level extreme case utmost extent nonesuch sublimity steeple tower excess intensification capsheaf pink inordinancy completion up there high level very top le dernier cri crowning glory finish conclusion outside close blooming result capper top form maximum point legal price highest preeminence maxi highest extent all-time maximum value greatest possible extent breaking point blow off memorable part world record top figure the end most memorable part best bit icing on the cake most outstanding feature crowning touch punch line time maturity day vitality cream spur youth verdure best days prime of one's life golden years halcyon days glory days prime of life best years day in the sun golden age acuteness marge ambit bourn choicest part finest point greatest point butt last extremes tine farthest point cut-off point barb snag heel tail butt end tag end base furthermost part tail end neb bottom limitation jag tooth sticker prick stiletto prickler tapered end sharp end pin point

Noun

The leaves, stems, and shoots of a plant

Noun

The best or most desirable among a category, kind or class
pick best cream choice elite prime flower pride elect royalty fat aristocracy prize pink illuminati jewel finest priesthood treasure preference option gem pearl selection choicest discretion tops volition druthers alternative bet election liberty chosen way select choosing aces bag A-list upper crust jewel in the crown corps d'elite crème de la crème cream of the crop best choice top choice cup of tea pick of the litter nonpareil paragon first class quality ultimate favorite ideal favourite height nobility leading light pick of the bunch core gentry select few top drawer upper class gold trophy four hundred pride and joy glory crown jewel most select envy source of envy object of envy perfection epitome beauty lifeblood model apotheosis heart quintessence essentiality essence soul embodiment shining example substance spirit prototype archetype first stuff standard masterpiece exemplar personification Hall of Fame acme classic gentility jet set blue blood outstanding example beautiful people haut monde high society paradigm wonder showpiece chef-d'oeuvre something else one in a million perfect example of its kind catch plum taonga honor peach trump nonesuch boast angel glitterati honour patriciate perfect example who's who smart set main line country set beau monde polite society monument masterstroke magnum opus masterwork credit beau ideal tour de force master work stroke of genius work of art piece de resistance noblesse society favoured favored the quality upper-crust stereotype picture the bee's knees beau idéal representation type byword last word typical example acme of perfection norm gentlefolk gentlefolks criterion good example idea eidolon pattern cynosure asset crackerjack champ lovely champion love sublimation original finest example darling finest specimen triumph patron saint star best example best specimen choicest specimen choicest example source of honour feather in the cap feather in your cap source of pride proud boast source of satisfaction coup sensation specialty charm genius phenomenon rarity speciality prodigy phoenix knockout hit ne plus ultra humdinger marvellous feat great work godsend pièce de résistance

Noun

A beginning, or first stage
incipience start beginning dawn inception birth outset commencement onset genesis launch kickoff incipiency nascence alpha nascency opening origin baseline morning threshold initiation inauguration rise source creation dawning origination introduction root spring infancy basis induction installation opener takeoff preface prelude blastoff presentation rudiment leadoff get-go git-go day one starting point square one point of departure debut very beginning early stages initiative opportunity chance break developing development unfolding overture kick-off establishment activation instigation opening move first act launching institution foundation arrival appearance emergence conception baptism installment entrance instalment admission founding curtain-raiser first appearance unveiling setting up starting preliminary premiere coming investiture advent inaugural instatement formation lead-in coming out actuation first word go invention investment first performance first showing first step preamble opening ceremony prologue prolog inaugural ceremony entrée initiation ceremony bully-off start of play incoming surfacing occurrence materialization precursor forerunner enrollment enrolment preparation indoctrination preliminaries outbreak materialisation coming out party harbinger herald fountainhead warm-up outstart commencing startup graduation bow tee off proem embarkation issue setting in motion emanation arising materializing baptism of fire cropping up popping up turning up springing up evolution base materialising verge brink devising edge pioneering early days head breaking out prime first steps eruption floating blossoming blooming access seizure assailment onfall onrush encounter groundwork setting-up convocation countdown celebration institute generation organization prolusion ordination enthronement prelims getting going awakening acquaintance preliminary measure first round approach graduating entree putting in motion organisation getting under way intro investing appointment preparatory measure preliminary action foreword prolegomenon consecration crowning enthroning swearing-in accession getting off the ground visitation swearing in advance nearing oncome looming original production first night opening night prefatory remarks opening remarks opening statement manifestation liftoff coming on presence appearing dedication departure triggering actualization representation showing up coming into view display exhibition growth ablution sanctification purification baptismal dunking purge rite purgation ritual ceremony arousal animation jump hop ascent climb rite of passage rite de passage galvanization motivation mobilization stimulation switching on turning on mobilisation new beginning fresh start clean slate upward flight lift off

Noun

A quark having a fractional electric charge of +2/3 and a mass about 178,000 MeV

Noun

A toy with a point, around which it can be made to spin

Noun

A leader or person in authority
captain boss leader chief head commander magnate master tycoon baron grandee honcho industrialist mandarin mogul nabob bigwig commandant commanding officer foreman headman helmsman jefe kingpin principal skip skipper taskmaster Capt. chieftain figurehead kahuna macher representative top dog authority big cheese big gun big noise big shot big wheel boss man cap CEO CFO director exec executive fat cat four-striper guide mistress number one officer operator owner pilot royalty supervisor big enchilada old man top banana head honcho higher up straw boss team leader pilot in command manager controller superintendent administrator gaffer ruler lord overseer governor chair president chairman chairperson sachem employer baas monarch chairwoman superior king President proprietor ringleader moderator numero uno Mister Big prince tsar forewoman sherang entrepreneur padrone czar general commander in chief manageress premier spokesperson foreperson speaker presider line manager overlord prolocutor lion Napoleon chief executive chargehand head person super sovereign big kahuna grieve high muckamuck convener suzerain inspector managing director potentate big hitter plutocrat captain of industry mastermind Big Daddy Big Chief monitor top brass pit boss pannikin boss heavy hitter person in charge head man guru queen patriarch princess notable ganger steward guv'nor elder liege ramrod lord and master financier personage overman magnifico VIP supremo nob spokesman dean capitalist introducer bashaw merchant prince top executive liege lord dominator chief officer big white chief chief executive officer presiding officer Mr Big MC prez key player prime minister lead-off person father of the chapel master of ceremonies shop steward tribal chief heavyweight seigneur taskmistress gang leader instigator stirrer troublemaker sirdar hetman prime mover spearhead coach headmaster ariki agitator inciter orchestrator brains headmistress dictator head of department senior helm noble headship patron matriarch pedagogue pedagog trainer wheel reins official top cat robber baron toastmaster notability crew leader boss woman boss lady leader of the pack flag carrier flag-bearer head woman top woman helmer taskperson top man prelate aristocrat multimillionaire millionaire billionaire head teacher minister rector provost chancellor warden aristo V.I.P. superior commander big person heavy biggie higher-up squillionaire big businessman zillionaire CO merchant name figure peer businessperson co agent bureaucrat organizer C.O. dynast power prex prexy don kingfish maistry induna better overling brass investor driver's seat administrant archon big fish important person pusher prepositus vice chancellor POTUS wealthy businessman commander-in-chief mayor functionary comptroller commissioner consul admin judge producer custodian ambassador standard-bearer MD wealthy person business person organiser high priestess C in C high priest point person C.-in-C. slave driver Big Brother symposiarch person upstairs front office emperor mentor spokeswoman counsellor torchbearer conductor counselor mover and shaker big name mother of the chapel instructorship throne tutorship position of control tutor professorate mistress of ceremonies fellowship head of government head of state prime candidate magistrate dignitary doyen high-up office bearer field marshal generalissimo chief of staff marshal nestor linchpin PM guiding light member of the board office-holder appointee chief of state elder statesman officeholder office-bearer leading light public servant apparatchik chief minister first minister zookeeper main contender civil servant expert maestro jailer keeper bossman political boss favorite headliner strongman player gaoler doyenne coryphée executive officer top person management corporation establishment slavedriver outfit juice person handler senior manager senior administrator suit senior official jack-in-office curator sitter examiner U.S. President director general meal ticket presbyter father male head incumbent panjandrum top drawer secretary treasurer viceroy hierarchy big Chief big Daddy P.M. workers big cheese favourite cacique frontrunner seneschal proconsul guv bailiff intendant regulator senior figure senior member leading figure first mate first lieutenant gubernatorial leader winner champion hero superstar shogun captain general ace faculty head doge dewan department head legislator professor lead tack ecclesiastic office holder committee member organization administrator board member grand vizier college head head of faculty university official head of the government head of cabinet First Lord of the Treasury

Noun

A hardened layer, coating, or deposit on the surface of something soft
crust coating covering layer film skin coat caking concretion scab cover encrustation incrustation outside sheet shell surface thickness topping band bloom border casing edge hull integument rind verge deposit veneer overlay scale husk dusting skim bark peel blanket mantle canopy sheath carpet shuck outer layer pod capsule finish pericarp case scurf epicarp lamination glaze varnish cloak cortex zest wash plating exocarp smear daub patina veil cladding facing lamina membrane undercoat lustre peeling cake luster cork bast expanse bed laminate lithosphere partition drum shroud washing leaf pellicle wrapping peelings pall plate lacquer whitewashing priming set roughcast plaster tinge gloss painting lamella limescale exterior Earth's crust plaque tartar face front hide thin covering jacket facade housing topside façade frontage elevation encasement armor cocoon external surface outer side outer surface plastron shield defence defense shard armour carapace enamel polish ply exteriority superficies outward aspect foil outside surface paint icing pebbledash frosting aspect rendering externals external top layer stratum siding shellac facet gilding silver-plating screen externality periphery side wrapper outside area garnish stain electroplating envelope decoration japan mask shine cloud seam level tier wax row fold sleeve plaster coating slab resin wrap slip thin layer plasterwork strand mass vein insertion blade stratification texture grain calculus residue sheathing tint topcoat glint seal sheen enclosure outer covering container panel stripe overlap substratum floor suffusion culture cloisonné revetment curtain burnish smoothness colouring coloring swab gilt coverture penumbra hood mat fronting shiny surface dressing stucco inlay paving fleece robe wraps appearance blur mist tissue haze cover-up decorative layer opacity gauze mistiness scum haziness outward appearance superstratum protective layer nebula obscuration fabric transparency web brume sauce meringue plunge

Noun

A person holding public office or having official duties, especially as a representative of an organization or government department
official officer functionary bureaucrat executive agent appointee dignitary representative administrator office-holder office-bearer officeholder apparatchik jack-in-office mandarin boss brains brass CEO chancellor commissioner comptroller director exec governor higher-up incumbent leader magistrate manager marshal mayor minister panjandrum premier President public servant secretary spokesperson treasurer office bearer big shot civil servant front office head person top brass top dog top drawer supervisor head chief superintendent office holder administrant principal controller overseer archon politician ambassador government official president consul custodian organizer foreman managing director servant head honcho organiser dean envoy keeper chairman emissary chairwoman chairperson legate gaffer bigwig plenipotentiary proprietor diplomat honcho employer commander baas big wheel Mister Big numero uno head man conductor cabinet member elected official courtier attendant jailer holder bearer occupant employee minion lackey dogsbody prepositus committee member board member watchdog desk-jockey pencil-pusher ruler organization administrator gaoler provost steward government servant government worker civil-service employee viceroy chamberlain superior government employee public official public employee military attaché forewoman regulator handler zookeeper straw boss head of department sherang high muckamuck line manager statesman MD attaché supervisory body senior manager suit senior administrator senior official chair regent expert diplomatist tactician attache peacekeeper chargé d'affaires delegate director general padrone boss man sachem hierarchy co entrepreneur businessperson industrialist tycoon big Daddy big Chief heavyweight skipper VIP big kahuna fat cat aide PR expert kingpin chief executive chief executive officer big white chief key player public relations person assistant prez judge authority producer admin captain inspector subordinate lieutenant underling liaison person upstairs prime minister big cheese master magnate foreperson mogul big gun taskmaster baron chieftain grandee financier businessman owner lord dealer nabob headman helmsman jefe businesswoman capitalist manageress big noise super helmer king merchant monarch business person dominator lion big person trader business executive kahuna operator executive director taskperson Napoleon prince czar tsar person in charge team leader macher merchandiser trafficker slave driver contractor big enchilada top banana wheeler-dealer impresario patron promoter chargehand speculator big-time operator personage grieve big businessman taskmistress broker wheel notability warden ganger head woman potentate supremo notable mistress buyer and seller overman curator captain of industry plutocrat heavy nob biggie number one member of the board power Big Chief Big Daddy royalty commanding officer heavy hitter big fish pannikin boss pit boss senior bossman storekeeper player better elder partner arranger fixer caretaker rector ringleader executive officer top person ariki suzerain prex prexy franchiser organization person gray flannel suit career person tradesperson working woman sovereign general dictator top woman top man management corporation establishment slavedriver outfit juice person headmaster sitter examiner brass hat seneschal proconsul guv bailiff intendant headmistress top cat induna maistry helm superior commander commandant skip headship meal ticket magnifico millionaire billionaire multimillionaire lead-off person Mr Big driver's seat reins head teacher pusher ramrod gubernatorial leader presiding officer figurehead Capt. vice chancellor workers big cheese venture capitalist zillionaire squillionaire CFO pilot pilot in command higher up old man four-striper guide cap chief of state dynast queen bashaw princess tradesman investor merchant prince top executive Big Brother big hitter buyer wholesaler manufacturer wealthy businessman distributor shopkeeper marketeer vendor seller wealthy person spokesman robber baron retailer purveyor supplier vender presider speaker celebrity moderator MC prolocutor convener luminary homme d'affaires superstar personality star name celeb enterpriser introducer toastmaster monitor megastar worthy intermediary middleman icon somebody standout notoriety ikon figure light master of ceremonies shop steward father of the chapel eminence high-up public figure leading light cause celebre high muckety-muck pooh-bah V.I.P. important person big name hotdog famous name household name dignity founder hustler whizz-kid go-getter high-flyer impressario undertaker backer commercial intermediary mover and shaker

Verb

To be superior to
exceed surpass eclipse transcend beat better excel outstrip outdo outshine best cap trump surmount outclass outperform pass trounce defeat outgun outpace outrank overshadow clobber outdistance outgo outmatch overrun improve on improve upon overtop go beyond do better than put to shame blow away tower above tower over put in the shade run circles around go one better than outrival upstage outvie be head and shoulders above leave standing go one better be a cut above be superior to outrun dwarf overtake be better than outplay run rings around leave behind rise above walk away from run rings round overstep outstep get the better of be greater than dominate knock spots off tower outsmart lead leave be more than override outreach extinguish crown shame overpass triumph outmanoeuvre outmaneuver overshoot break overreach outhussle get ahead of lick tip head win outfox be one up on bypass triumph over stand above be a class above out-think be on another level stand head and shoulders above win against outwit outjockey rank outweigh overcome predominate cream be over own crush win the race outflank go above score points off shake off shoot ahead get further ahead of overwhelm overpower beat hollow throw into the shade leave in the shade be master of wipe the floor with take precedence shoot ahead of blow out of the water outthink overcount outman rival take over make look pale by comparison run rings around someone outgallop stand out diminish minimize finesse undermine transform outcompete obliterate shade prevail over minimise swamp be more numerous than exceed in quantity be in the lead be at the top of be at the head of preponderate be superior thrash conquer smash subdue rout vanquish leave something standing put something to shame cut across wax put something in the shade catch somebody napping call somebody's bluff rule over down bulldoze cook trash snow bury steal a march on somebody leave in the dust run over go over have command over whip wallop drub outnumber put someone in the shade gain the advantage over scoop be more than a match for get one over on get the upper hand over gain on go beyond the bounds of go over the limit of fake out do in draw away from blow out of water pull a fast one overdo out-distance overtax distance be larger than come first break record go by have advantage crest get upper hand loom rise have it all over have a jump on mount rear soar ascend overlook be on top of overhang reach high stand high hang over look over look down extend above be above