Dom vs. Top

Dom vs. Top — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Dom and Top

Domnoun

(also dōɴ) Used formerly as a title for male members of Portuguese and Brazilian royalty, aristocracy, and hierarchy, preceding the given name.

Topnoun

The uppermost part, point, surface, or end

wrote on the top of the box.

Domnoun

Roman Catholic Church Used as a title before the names of Benedictine and Carthusian monks in major or minor orders.

Topnoun

The part farthest from a given reference point

took a jump shot from the top of the key.

Domnoun

A title formerly borne by member of the high nobility of Portugal and Brazil

Topnoun

The crown of the head

from top to toe.

Topnoun

The part of a plant, such as a rutabaga, that is above the ground.

Topnoun

Something, such as a lid or cap, that covers or forms an uppermost part.

Topnoun

A garment worn on the upper half of the body.

Topnoun

(Nautical) A platform enclosing the head of the lower section of a mast of a square-rigged vessel, to which the topmast shrouds are attached.

Topnoun

The highest degree, pitch, or point; the peak, acme, or zenith

"It had come at a time when he was not feeling at the top of his form" (Anthony Powell).

Topnoun

The highest position or rank

at the top of his profession.

Topnoun

A person in this position.

Topnoun

(Games) The highest card or cards in a suit or hand.

Topnoun

The best part.

Topnoun

The earliest part or beginning

She played the piece again, from the top.

Topnoun

(Baseball) The first half of an inning.

Topnoun

A stroke that lands above the center of a ball, as in golf or tennis, giving it a forward spin.

Topnoun

A forward spin on a ball resulting from such a stroke.

Topnoun

(Slang) One who penetrates the other person or is the dominant partner in a sexual encounter or relationship.

Topnoun

A toy having one end tapered to a point, allowing it to be spun, as by suddenly pulling a string wound around it.

Topadjective

Situated at the top

the top shelf.

Topadjective

Of the highest degree, quality, rank, or amount

in top form.the top ten bestsellers.

Topadjective

In a position of preeminence

the top historian in her department.

Topverb

To form, furnish with, or serve as a top

topped the ice cream with jimmies.

Topverb

To reach or go over the top of

The car topped the hill.

Topverb

To exceed or surpass

The car's speed topped 80 miles an hour. Her performance really topped his.

Topverb

To be at the head of

She topped her class.

Topverb

To remove the top or uppermost part from; crop

topped the fruit trees.

Topverb

To strike the upper part of (a ball), giving it forward spin.

Topverb

To make (a stroke) in this way.

Topverb

To make a finish, an end, or a conclusion.

Topnoun

The highest or uppermost part of something.

His kite got caught at the top of the tree.

Topnoun

(irrespective of present orientation) the part of something that is usually the top.

We flipped the machine onto its top.

Topnoun

The uppermost part of a page, picture, viewing screen, etc.

Further weather information can be found at the top of your television screen.Headings appear at the tops of pages.

Topnoun

A lid, cap or cover of a container.

Put a top on the toothpaste tube or it will go bad.

Topnoun

A garment worn to cover the torso.

I bought this top as it matches my jeans.

Topnoun

(nautical) A framework at the top of a ship's mast to which rigging is attached.

Topnoun

(baseball) The first half of an inning, during which the home team fields and the visiting team bats.

Topnoun

(archaic) The crown of the head, or the hair upon it; the head.

Topnoun

A child’s spinning toy; a spinning top.

The boy was amazed at how long the top would spin.

Topnoun

(heading) Someone who is eminent.

Topnoun

(archaic) The chief person; the most prominent one.

Topnoun

The highest rank; the most honourable position; the utmost attainable place.

to be at the top of one's class, or at the top of the school

Topnoun

(BDSM) A dominant partner in a BDSM relationship or roleplay.

Topnoun

A man penetrating or with a preference for penetrating during homosexual intercourse.

I prefer being a top, and my boyfriend prefers being a bottom.

Topnoun

(physics) A top quark.

Topnoun

The utmost degree; the acme; the summit.

Topnoun

(ropemaking) A plug, or conical block of wood, with longitudinal grooves on its surface, in which the strands of the rope slide in the process of twisting.

Topnoun

(sound) Highest pitch or loudest volume.

She sang at the top of her voice.

Topnoun

(wool manufacture) A bundle or ball of slivers of combed wool, from which the noils, or dust, have been taken out.

Topnoun

(obsolete, except in one sense of phrase on top of) Eve; verge; point.

Topnoun

The part of a cut gem between the girdle, or circumference, and the table, or flat upper surface.

Topnoun

Topboots.

Topnoun

(golf) A stroke on the top of the ball.

Topnoun

(golf) A forward spin given to the ball by hitting it on or near the top.

Topnoun

(A table at which there is, or which has enough seats for) a group of a specified number of people eating at a restaurant.

Topverb

To cover on the top or with a top.

I like my ice cream topped with chocolate sauce.

Topverb

To cut or remove the top (as of a tree)

I don't want to be bald, so just top my hair.Top and tail the carrots.

Topverb

To excel, to surpass, to beat.

Titanic was the most successful film ever until it was topped by another Cameron film, Avatar.

Topverb

To be in the lead, to be at number one position (of).

Celine Dion topped the UK music charts twice in the 1990s.

Topverb

To commit suicide, (rare) to murder.

Depression causes many people to top themselves.

Topverb

(BDSM) To be the dominant partner in a BDSM relationship or roleplay.

I used to be a slave, but I ended up topping.Giving advice to the dominant partner on how to run the BDSM session is called "topping from the bottom".

Topverb

To be the partner who penetrates in anal sex.

Topverb

To anally penetrate.

Topverb

(archaic) To rise aloft; to be eminent; to tower.

lofty ridges and topping mountains

Topverb

(archaic) To predominate.

topping passions

Topverb

(archaic) To excel; to rise above others.

Topverb

(nautical) To raise one end of (a yard, etc.), making it higher than the other.

Topverb

(dyeing) To cover with another dye.

to top aniline black with methyl violet to prevent greening

Topverb

To put a stiffening piece or back on (a saw blade).

Topverb

To arrange (fruit, etc.) with the best on top.

Topverb

(of a horse) To strike the top of (an obstacle) with the hind feet while jumping, so as to gain new impetus.

Topverb

To improve (domestic animals, especially sheep) by crossing certain individuals or breeds with other superior breeds.

Topverb

To cut, break, or otherwise take off the top of (a steel ingot) to remove unsound metal.

Topverb

(golf) To strike (the ball) above the centre; also, to make (a stroke, etc.) by hitting the ball in this way.

Topadjective

Situated on the top of something.

Topadjective

(informal) Best; of the highest quality or rank.

She's in the top dance school.

Topadjective

(informal) Very good, of high quality, power, or rank.

He's a top lawyer.That is a top car.

Topadverb

Rated first.

She came top in her French exam.

Topnoun

the upper part of anything;

the mower cuts off the tops of the grassthe title should be written at the top of the first page

Topnoun

the highest or uppermost side of anything;

put your books on top of the deskonly the top side of the box was painted

Topnoun

the top point of a mountain or hill;

the view from the peak was magnificentthey clambered to the summit of Monadnock

Topnoun

the first half of an inning; while the visiting team is at bat;

a relief pitcher took over in the top of the fifth

Topnoun

the highest level or degree attainable;

his landscapes were deemed the acme of beautythe artist's gifts are at their acmeat the height of her careerthe peak of perfectionsummer was at its peak...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of famethe summit of his ambitionso many highest superlatives achieved by manat the top of his profession

Topnoun

the greatest possible intensity;

he screamed at the top of his lungs

Topnoun

platform surrounding the head of a lower mast

Topnoun

a conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin;

he got a bright red top and string for his birthday

Topnoun

covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container);

he removed the top of the cartonhe couldn't get the top off of the bottleput the cover back on the kettle

Topnoun

a garment (especially for women) that extends from the shoulders to the waist or hips;

he stared as she buttoned her top

Topnoun

a canvas tent to house the audience at a circus performance;

he was afraid of a fire in the circus tentthey had the big top up in less than an hour

Topverb

go beyond;

She exceeded our expectationsShe topped her performance of last year

Topverb

pass by, over, or under without making contact;

the balloon cleared the tree tops

Topverb

be at the top of or constitute the top or highest point;

A star tops the Christmas Tree

Topverb

be ahead of others; be the first;

she topped her class every year

Topverb

provide with a top;

the towers were topped with conical roofs

Topverb

reach or ascend the top of;

The hikers topped the mountain just before noon

Topverb

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

Topverb

cut the top off;

top trees and bushes

Topverb

be the culminating event;

The speech crowned the meeting

Topverb

finish up or conclude;

They topped off their dinner with a cognactop the evening with champagne

Topadjective

situated at the top or highest position;

the top shelfside fencesthe side porch

Topadjective

not to be surpassed;

his top effort