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on top meaning

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WOn top
  • Adverb
    1. IDI In a dominant position.
      1. At the end of the season, Manchester United came out on top.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • THIS has big savings on top brands of whitegoods, televisions, vacuum cleaners and most major appliances.
      • In order to get to the rest of the paint in the can, you′ll have to remove the skin floating on top of it.
      • Tokyo is a wonderful city, once you get used to living on top of one another.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • Leatherwood Antiques will show Vienna bronzes, sailors’ woolwork pictures and a large cane stand from Switzerland with a carved wooden eagle on top.

Meaning of on top for the defined word.

Grammatically, this idiom "on top" is a phrase, more specifically, a prepositional phrase. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a preposition, more specifically, a prepositional phrase.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Phrases
      • Prepositional phrases
      • Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
        • Prepositions
          • Prepositional phrases
        Definiteness: Level 1
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