from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To extend or rise over or beyond the top of; tower above.
- transitive v. To take precedence over; override: "Religion overtopped the common affairs of life” ( Albert C. Baugh).
- transitive v. To be greater or better than; surpass.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To be higher than, to rise over the top of.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To rise above the top of; to exceed in height; to tower above.
- transitive v. To go beyond; to transcend; to transgress.
- transitive v. To make of less importance, or throw into the background, by superior excellence; to dwarf; to obscure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To rise above or beyond the top of.
- To overstep; exceed.
- To excel; surpass; outstrip.
- To rise above others; throw others into the shade.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. look down on
From over- + top. (Wiktionary)