Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. To, on, or at the top.
  • prep. On top of.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • prep. On the top of.
  • prep. On the top, with "of".
  • adv. On, to, or at the top.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. On or at the top.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • On or at the top.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. on, to, or at the top

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At least one GOP insider who had direct contact with Steele told the Washington Post that the chairman would indeed be seeking another term atop the RNC.

    Michael Steele Expected To Throw In The Towel On RNC Reelection: Reports

  • For the first time in 11 months, Rory McIlroy walked off the 18th green in the middle of a major championship and did not see his name atop the leaderboard.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • SANDWICH, England - For the first time in 11 months, Rory McIlroy walked off the 18th green in the early stages of a major championship and did not see his name atop the leaderboard.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • SANDWICH, England - For the first time in 11 months, Rory McIlroy walked off the 18th green in the early stages of a major championship and did not see his name atop the leader board.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • SYDNEY AP - Tiger Woods walked off golf course to see his name atop the leaderboard Friday in the Australian Open.

    CNN.com

  • Charlie Wi is pleasant by nature, so he was not likely to be insulted when someone asked him if it felt like an out-of-body experience to see his name atop the leaderboard through two rounds of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

    www.startribune.com

  • Perhaps Icahn simply sees Clorox as a trophy, with the opportunity to place his name atop one of the nation's most venerable enterprises Clorox will be celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2013.

  • The only thing that never changed was his name atop the leaderboard in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

    The Seattle Times

  • I see the name atop the Jets Stream and I ask myself, WHY?

    NY Daily News

  • The precedent of putting more in a table than the label atop the table might more explicitly imply had now been set.

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